“The market is willing to pay up to 3 times as much for a walkable urban place”
Developers, businesses and citizens are doing the math on the economics of walkability. People are moving away from the suburbs and back to city centers that are conducive to walking, and include local shopping areas, well-developed public transit and nearby trails and parks. Hear how this type of planning improves the quality of life, boosts the local economy, and supplies a new foundation for a walkable urban future.
Walkability 101 is collaborative series of videos developed by the Martin County Community Redevelopment Agency and the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute. This series was developed to educate small and medium size communities as to how they can prosper when the most basic principles of Walkability are applied. The first in the series Walkable 101: The Basics, share the most fundamental principles of walkabilty which creates community awareness and increases the opportunities to implement projects supporting walkabilty.