Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Rewarding Pedestrians: Creating a Good Walking Environment

Walkability has many health, environmental and economic benefits, but what exactly makes a city pedestrian friendly? There are several ways to make a community more walkable. Cities can improve the quality of sidewalks and footpaths, reduce road danger by making crosswalks safer, increase access to mass transit, provide shelter from sun or rain and more. Learn how various pedestrian advocacy groups work on implementing changes through sustained action at the local level.

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Credit: everybodywalk