Topics in Episode 85:
The 4th international Walk21 Conference on Walking in the 21st Century is held in Portland, OR.
The Third National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates also is held in Portland.
The Vancouver International Discovery Walk Festival takes place across the Columbia River in Washington.
Portland celebrates the 100th anniversary of their Olmsted plan.
Olmsted's vision of a 40 mile loop trail is finally being realized in Portland.
A neighborhood group works on local trail connections in Southwest Portland.
A suburban sports arena moves to downtown Washington, DC.
Walkers from around the world participate in the Vancouver International Discovery Walk Festival. The three day festival features walks from 5 km to marathon length, as well as bicycle and swimming events. It is the second largest draw for tourists in southern Washington.