We must build strong partnerships between the public health and medical communities on one side and the planning and design worlds on the other to make sure this nationwide shift back to walking gets planned, designed, and built.
Despite the age difference between Millennials and Boomers, they share similar preferences regarding where and how they want to live.
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.
A world devoted to smartphones, social media and walkable cities has overtaken our love affair with cars.
I wonder whether we’ll have fewer cars in 10 years, or just more traffic. Foot traffic is easier to deal with.
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.
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.
It’s funny how quickly conventional wisdom about Millennials and the real estate market can change. In the wake of the Recession, it seemed no one under 30
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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
More confirmation of what we already know.