Designing Walkable Downtowns Help Cities Reap Real BenefitsPosted: October 26, 2012
Published: October 26, 2012
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City
Jeff Speck, author of The Walkable City, spoke to the CEOs for Cities conference today about designing walkable downtowns. He outlined not just why they are important, but how cities can take action to encourage more walkable environments.
There are three primary benefits to being walkable: economic, health and environment.