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According to this article, there are six things a community can do to encourage people to ditch heir cars and instead walk or bike as the go about their day. Here’s how the Pike District scores on each.
1) Stop building cul-de-sacs and bring back the grid
(Yes — the Pike District is developing a robust grid throughout the White Flint area.)
2) Change zoning rules to allow for density and mixed-use development.… Read More
Comments Off on Want to boost local trade by 40% and lose weight?
Sounds like a cheesy late night infomercial, I know, but who doesn’t want to increase sales and be healthier and skinnier? What is this miracle cure? Quite simply, it’s making a community walkable and bikeable.
According to a United Kingdom study, walking and cycling projects return an average of $20 in economic benefit for every $1.50 invested. … Read More