Making places more pedestrian friendly is a shift we’re seeing globally. Earlier this week, Wired.com published a piece called “7 Simple Ways to Make Cities More Friendly to Pedestrians.” Some are concepts we’re already talking about for White Flint, like Complete Streets , orienting buildings to the street and moving parking behind/below buildings. Check out the full article by clicking here — would these make you more willing to leave your car and take a stroll?
Thinking a bicycle might be more your speed? Check out this video from Utrecht, the fourth largest city in the Netherlands, where 33% of ALL TRIPS are made by bicycle. See eight minutes of an ordinary morning commute condensed into two: