… for whatever it’s worth…

Local officials and citizens wanting to help upgrade their existing communities might want to read up on the concept of ‘walkability’ as they consider their options.

This month we highlight the topic of ‘walkability’ as explored by Jeff Speck in his new book The Walkable City. The analysis comes from an online blog published by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. In it Speck writes, “There are real benefits to the local community when cities decide to become more walkable.”

Want to know about the economic, health, and environmental benefits Speck asserts come with walkability? You can access the article here… for whatever it’s worth.

Views expressed in this article do not reflect an official position or policy of the NKAPC. The article is presented here to provide input for those interested in land use planning issues.