Investing in certain areas that are potentially at-risk or that have what have been traditionally marginalized populations is a benefit to regions not only from a job accessibility, economic regeneration standpoint, but also from a cost-reduction and cost-deferral standpoint William Riggs, KPBS http://www.kpbs.org/news/2017/nov/16/city-heights-upgrades/
Beyond Complete Streets for Walking and Biking Check out my course on complete streets and multimodal planning for walking & biking on Planetizen.
…neighborhoods containing or near HOPE VI developments do perform better than other neighborhoods…. Meares & Riggs http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08882746.2017.1293428
Black Residents of San Francisco Are Far Less Likely to Live in Walkable Neighborhoods Excited o have my work featured by Richard Florida in the Atlantic / CityLab
Walkability Is Good for You A slew of new research links walkable neighborhoods with safer, healthier, more democratic places. Feature of my Louisville research in The Atlantic.
A wordcloud made from keywords my students created to summarize factors that make up a walkable and bikable community. Rad.
Digging the Street Mix Site
Good morning Dublin cycle track.
Working on some publications using graphics and data from my dissertation (2011) focused walkability and housing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Walkability Report Generates Questions New walkability benchmarking report out with some provocative results. I’m curious how Alaska can be the highest ranking state with regard to walking levels, but not have a city that ranks in the top 50. Also, not surprising, the places with the most walking look like they have the most bike-ped […]