Walking is turning into a health movement, with profound implications for the built environment. Urbanists need to pay attention, because a coalition is forming.
In a tragedy of personality and wrong decisions, a man was arrested for picking up his child on foot at an elementary school.
Maybe it’s my 1960s North Carolina upbringing, but I like nice cars and have always managed to have one. What I would not like, though, is being dependent on a car for every single thing I need.
79 percent of Americans believe they should walk more, but forty percent say they do not do so because their neighborhoods do not have nearby services, shops, schools and work.
My hometown of Brainerd, MN, is undertaking an initiative focusing on biking and walking. The problem: Death by committee.
An Upstate New York village defied the Department of Transportation and created a human-scale Main Street, restoring community to a downtrodden downtown.
Upward mobility is strongly correlated with compact, walkable communities — largely in cities but also in suburbs.
To look more closely at the connection between mobility and sprawl, we compared the mobility rates to neighborhood Walk Scores. Our results lend support to Paul Krugman’s hypothesis.
On April 26, CNU hosted a technical assistance workshop aimed at guiding future development and design in the City of Twinsburg, Ohio, and highlighting the Designing Walkable Urban Thoroughfares manual as a tool for achieving that vision.
How do they relate to the highest-frequency transit network? Where the two do not connect reveals opportunities for revitalization.
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