Map of 1/2 Mile Walking Distance to Metro Stations

Map of 1/2 Mile Walking Distance to Metro Stations

PlanItMetro recently create a map showing what is within half a mile walking radius of every Metro station in area. Dan Reed, from Greater Greater Washington, pointed out that “walkshed is bigger in areas with a street grid and short blocks.”  These are the very features planned for the new White Flint. What other patterns do you see within in the map?

Check out the regional map for to see what is within half a mile of the White Flint Metro Station.

 

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PlanItMetro 2014. DC Metro Stations

Rebecca Hertz

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Rebecca Hertz is the Assistant Executive Director of Friends of White Flint. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Development and Social Change from Clark University, Worcester Massachusetts in 2012. She completed her Master’s Degree from Clark University, as well, in Community Development and Planning in 2013. She is interested in how built environments impact the health and growth of communities. Prior to this role, she worked as a youth worker and mentor for several non-profit organizations in Maryland and Massachusetts. She grew up in Rockville, MD and has recently moved back to the region.

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