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“Walkability” Best Match


Does a “Most Livable City” Ranking Matter?

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...the city. Shouldn’t livability include measures of accessibility and affordability? What about walkability or “lovability”? A metric of livability should capture the quality of life of all of its citizen’s...


Women Walking and the “Gender Step Gap”

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...a day on average than their male counterparts.” In places where people walk less, women walk least of all. Why is this true? What is driving this correlation between walkability...


What does a new, masterplanned city look like in 2018?

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...other new cities have failed to deliver? Are density, walkability, and a good transit system more likely to create a sustainable city then setting out to build “the world’s most...


People, Technology & the City

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...while many who’ve never previously consider it, may evaluate the walkability of their cities. More broadly, the diffusion of augmented reality strengthens the value of lateral thinking in a world...


Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?

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...dwellings, particularly as they start families. With this in mind, a private or neighbour-shared yard or terrace is appealing, but shouldn’t compromise the walkability or affordability of the neighbourhood. In...


A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY

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...movement that says ‘yes’ to increased density and upzoning, the proliferation of a more diverse and inclusive housing stock, more mixed use development, walkability and more transit options. Growing out...


Affordable Housing for Cars or for People?

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...units, but effects the walkability of the city: parking minimums lead to an urban fabric that requires more driving, while reduced or flexible parking space requirements support walkable urban places....


Embracing Winter in the City

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...priorities or map winter assets, while walkability is a vital four-season issue. And for city-making professionals, a wealth of resources and events have emerged in recent years. We’ve still got...


A Driverless Future is not just about the Cars

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...on-demand technologies. These three trends are driven in different proportions by changing demographics, growing demand for urban living and walkability, the aspiration for a higher quality of life, the need...

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