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Arup Report Reveals Why Walking is Good for Business

June 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Arup launches ‘Cities Alive: Towards a walking world’- a new report that analyses research and trends in city design to show how walking friendly cities can help create healthier and wealthier cities. Improved walkability has been proven to increase local…

Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros

Walkable real estate development projects and places are on the rise nationwide, but certain metro regions are progressing faster than others, according…

Smart Planning Needed for California Cities to Become More Walkable

July 1, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

When it comes to the Millennial generation in many cities, walking more and getting into a car less appears to be driving demand for cities to plan for…

Chief City Planner Aims to Make Toronto More Pedestrian-friendly

January 5, 2014 - in Planning, Transportation

Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat’s crusade to make walkability a pivotal city planning principle. “Walking is fundamental to our survival,” she said in a public lecture last month, claiming it is critical for both human health and the city’s…

Locals Use an Urban Planning Tool to Improve Walkability

October 20, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects

Key to the Street is a web-based tool that encourages more community engagement among citizens, as well as local governments. Establishing an infinite dialogue about the potential of their city, Key to the Street gives users to access the entire library of…