Many ideas and trends are afoot to make walking easier and more accessible—leading to greater health and happiness.
Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
National Geographic publishes a 17-nation “Greendex” on, among many other things, transit use and walking. In 2012 Americans came in dead last on both indices, by a wide margin.
Making downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, more walkable doesn’t have to cost a bundle, according to consultant Jeff Speck.
Here’s a few of practical steps to slow speeds, deter distracted driving and help make walking a safer, comfortable and enjoyable experience for everyone.
New York and other cities confront the critical problem of pedestrian fatalities.
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.
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