RIDE OR WALK?


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4 WAYS TO MAKE A CITY MORE WALKABLE – Jeff Speck, 18.5 mins

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cL5Nud8d7w&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2iv6renUhfZDOZFyskgykLEaqT-3qHF3RdN3U0Vh0oaWg9gdEUoCAOjhk

It is an informative pitch for planning cities for walking. There has to be a proper reason to walk; the walk has to be safe and feel safe; the walk has to be comfortable; and the walk has to be interesting. The viewpoint is rather Olympian but this analysis could be used to tweak our streets for more walkability. I’m not sure what a ‘proper reason’ to walk is and whether public transport services could be withheld so that people will get the exercise they need?

 

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Materially minimalist; gastronomically prefer food I cook; biologically an unattached male survivor; economically independent; sociologically a learner and teacher of science; psychologically selfaltruistic; anthropologically West Country English tenant farmer; religiously variable; ethically case by case; philosophically a sceptical Popperian.

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