Cities both large and small know that building well-placed green space, trails, bike lanes, running paths and sidewalks can radically change the lives of its residents health and well being. The trend offers a healthy escape for overcrowding when you combine the outdoors with a place to move around freely.

As the fitness industry continues to grow, Monocle films asks the question, “how can cities encourage their citizens to live healthier lives?” Watch the short two-minute film.

Film courtesy Monocle