How to Make a City Better for Walking

10 Techniques for Making Cities More Walkable

(Kaid Benfield,  Cities-the Atlantic, Dec 03, 2012)

Also discussed here: The Smart Growth Manual

(Andres Duany, Jeff Speck, Mike Lydon, McGraw Hill, Oct. 15, 2009)

Today we review a ten things cities can do to make them more walkable and not as attractive for driving.  Extracts are listed below but seem to boil down to making streets more attractive (more trees and interesting things to look at) and safer for pedestrians – and for cyclists –by slowing  traffic and overall create a more enjoyable place to live.

walkable cities

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