Tag: walkability

Is L.A. on the verge of walkability?

Is L.A. on the verge of walkability?

July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Known for its car-centric culture, Los Angeles is primed for a reinvention as a walkable city, according to a new report from SmartGrowth America and George Washington University. The report, Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros, analyzed the number of walkable urban neighborhoods throughout 30 major metro areas. It also measured […]

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The car-free city: wave of the future?

The car-free city: wave of the future?

May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Will cars have a place in the cities of the future? Not if today’s urban planners have much to say about it, according to Fortune. Future urban design will not likely revolve around accommodating cars and drivers, as it did in the past, according to experts at a seminar called “Smart Cities,” held at Fortune‘s Brainstorm […]

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Has Houston’s walkability been overstated?

Has Houston’s walkability been overstated?

April 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

Studies and activists claim that the most pedestrian-friendly town in Texas really isn’t.

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