Category Archives: walkable

AVMA supports U.S. surgeon generals call to action on walking and walkable… — SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

Source: AVMA supports U.S. surgeon generals call to action on walking and walkable… — SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

YES, it’s healthy to walk. I like walking the dog. The DOG loves going on walks.

But my first reason for loving walkability is the time saved by not driving. I don’t want to drive to the store, find a place to park and walk across the parking lot, get stuff, walk back across the parking lot, drive to the gas station, fill up, drive home. I’d rather walk to the store, get stuff, walk home.

Stop wasting my time. I only have so much and then it runs out.

America’s once magical – now mundane – love affair with cars | The Washington Post

A world devoted to smartphones, social media and walkable cities has overtaken our love affair with cars.

 

Source: America’s once magical – now mundane – love affair with cars | The Washington Post

I wonder whether we’ll have fewer cars in 10 years, or just more traffic. Foot traffic is easier to deal with.

 

GoLocalPDX | The Top 30 Most Walkable Cities in Oregon

Walkability has a direct correlation with a the performance of the community’s economy. Data from across the country show a consistent outcome – cities which are highly walkable perform better than their peer cities.

Source: GoLocalPDX | The Top 30 Most Walkable Cities in Oregon

It’s not news that walkability is highly desirable, and has numerous important benefits. Oregon has a bunch of “walkable” cities, and here’s the list.

NEREJ – Top ten issues affecting real estate

The New England Real Estate Journal is the largest commercial real estate news source in the United States. Covering commercial real estate companies, people, and deals in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Search our archives of New England commercial real estate brokerage, construction, development, economic development, service and supplier commercial real estate news.

Source: NEREJ – Top ten issues affecting real estate

NAR Study: Millennials Prefer Walkable Communities

Millennials prefer walking over driving by a substantially wider margin than any other generation, according to a new poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors and the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University. The 2015 National Community and Transportation Preference Survey found that Millennials (ages 18-34) prefe

Source: NAR Study: Millennials Prefer Walkable Communities