filling gaps in surveillance, research and evaluation related to walking and walkability
In several cases, a "high-end" scenario is created to account for both a walkability
premium on the revenue side and the use of existing infrastructure (through "infill" development) on the cost side.
Promote community connectivity, walkability
, development, and safety.
The proposed code would not deliver on its major promises - to improve the area's attractiveness and walkability
- directly or in a timely manner.
is measured by the Walk Score (http://www.
We also evaluated the extent to which these associations may be mediated by additional spatially correlated factors related to the built environment (air pollution, noise, walkability
of residential neighborhoods, and access to parks) to help elucidate potential pathways of influence.
The billboards are part of the larger Fitchburg Gateway Project designed to revitalize Fitchburg's key gateways by creating improvements in aesthetics, signage, lighting, safety, street furniture, trees, gardens, walkability
, traffic and other gateway features.
Specifically, the studies found that people living in neighborhoods with greater walkability
saw on average a 13 percent lower development of diabetes incidence over 10 years than those that were less walkable.
was only protective in those who were younger and middle aged; those who were age 65 or older saw no benefit from living in a walkable neighborhood.
Discussion was held regarding increased walkability
, intensification, increased lot coverage and reduced asphalt in communities.
The appellation recognizes these communities for their demonstrated commitment to improving and sustaining walkability
and pedestrian safety through comprehensive programs, plans, and policies.
But don't ignore other factors meaningful to you, such as walkability
and access to the outdoors.