Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Leaving the Car Behind: Making Cities Walkable

In communities across the country, a movement is growing to make neighborhoods more walkable and to encourage local residents to get out of their cars and use alternative means of transportation. Smart growth solutions support businesses and jobs, provide more options for how people get around and make it more affordable to live near work and the grocery store. Learn how a community's walkability factor relates directly to a healthier, more physically active population, and more sustainable and enjoyable lifestyles.

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Credit: everybodywalk