Tag Archives: walkability

Walk Score: How an Online Tool is Changing the Way We Think About “Walkability”

Walk Score is a website that takes a physical address—enter yours here—and uses software to compute data that can measure the walkability of the surrounding neighborhood. Once you type in an address, data is aggregated into an intuitive interface, showing you … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Safety: An Epidemic?

Pedestrian deaths have decreased 16% since 1998 according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) fact sheet.  Yet, that hasn’t stopped a coalition of housing, business, environmental, public health, transportation, equitable development, and other organizations, who refer to their … Continue reading

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