published Oct 1, 2015
Conducting a simple assessment can be an effective first step in beginning a conversation about how to improve walking and bicycling networks.
published Jan 1, 2012
The vision for a new network of greenways in the Greater Riverfront East District of Detroit emerged from the desire to use greenways to connect the diverse neighborhoods of the area to each other and to the city’s magnificent natural asset, the Detroit River.
published Apr 19, 2010
An examination of a new piece of infrastructure that represents an emerging urban form poised to potentially revitalize, reorganize and reshape American cities.
published Aug 1, 2009
Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.
published Mar 17, 2007
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
published Nov 1, 2005
by Jed Wagner with Denver Parks and Recreation Department
Denver has 130 miles of paved trails, open 24 hours a day and maintained for year-round use. Snow removal begins at 5 a.m. after winter storms.
published Oct 12, 2004
This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).
published May 19, 2003
This planning effort directs the development of goals and action plans to meet the future needs in advance of their demand.
published Apr 8, 2003
Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. Parks are also a source of positive economic benefits. Understanding the economic impacts of parks can help decision makers better evaluate the creation and maintenance of urban parks.