More nature and more grittiness will be hallmarks of the next 10 blocks of Manhattan's elevated rail line turned urban promenade.
A neighborhood fixture has been a long time passing.
Motor vehicle travel on New York City's streets is so yesterday, suggests the satirical cartoonist Bruce McCall.
A school that is imbedded in the neighborhood and walkable to most students. Photo by Michael Hathorne
A mother is cited for allowing her child to walk to school; meanwhile, a study proves that walkable design influences behavior due to perceptions of safety.
A report from Forum for the Future, in the United Kingdom, lays out scenarios for "Planned-opolis," "Sprawl-ville," "Renew-abad," and "Communi-city."
Interviews in 20 New Hampshire neighborhoods found sizable benefits to living in places where many activities can be reached on foot.
Mortgages are more likely to default as household car ownership rises and as Walk Score declines.
From a 100-foot-long section of Linden Street in San Francisco to the diminutive Palmer Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Americans are dipping their toes in the shared-space street movement timidly.
Photo courtesy of Cara Seiderman, City of Cambridge
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