Washington, DC, New York City, San Francisco, and Honolulu also enjoy very high rates of walking to work, all around or above ten percent. Why is that?
A new benchmarking report on biking and walking reveals a big hole in this growing movement — many ped-bike advocates rarely talk to urbanists and vice-versa.
A new park in Dallas that connects downtown to neighboring Uptown, bridging a freeway, is an example of how connectivity and placemaking are taking hold in a state known for sprawl.
Steps we can take to get more people walking for health and happiness
Indianapolis's remarkable Cultural Trail is more than a pedestrian and bike trail. It demonstrates green infrastructure while guiding users through the city’s most important neighborhoods and assets.
Leigh Gallagher correctly diagnoses a spate of pedestrian deaths: Suburban arterials masquerading as city streets. The solution is obvious: Tame them.
Smart Growth America reports on a new Senate bill, the Safe Streets Act of 2013:
There are so many factors that go in to making a city walkable. The factor that I find to be the most important, in pretty much all cases, is how safe the walkways are in terms of traffic.
In an excellent video, Dan Burden explains what we need to do, with an emphasis on establishing models.
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