Walkability is a crucial first step in creating sustainable transportation in an urban environment. Effectively understanding and measuring the complex ecology of walkability has proven challenging for many organizations and governments, given the various levels of policy-making and implementation involved. In the past, Western and Eurocentric standards have permeated measurement attempts and have included
With more people taking to the streets instead of to the gas station, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) are in more places than ever before. With bicycle and pedestrian- friendly sidewalks, to employers, stores and retail shops within walking distance, these new communities are a huge hit. custommade has created an infographic entitled “Walkable Urbanism on the Rise” giving you the low-down on these high-benefit communities.
What is a complete street ? "Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. There is no singular design prescription for Compl