walkability

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Study: Walkable Development Can Make Philly Smarter – And Richer

  Those construction cranes hovering over Center City and University City are making Philadelphia’s future a little more accessible and a lot smarter. They’re adding […]

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Philly Maintains Pace in Walk Score Rankings

No American city, not even New York, is a “Walker’s Paradise,” according to Walk Score, the outfit that rates communities according to how easy it […]

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How the On-Demand Economy Could Bring New Vitality to Kingsessing (and a Bunch of Other Philadelphia Neighborhoods)

When you think about Instacart or Postmates or even Uber, chances are the next thing on your mind isn’t urban planning. Just gimme my Shackburger, jeez! But there’s growing […]

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Philly’s Most Walkable Areas Are Also Its Whitest

Safer streets, higher property values, lower transportation costs — these are just a few of the benefits of living in a walkable neighborhood. It’s no wonder that urbanism writers have touted Philadelphia’s […]

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Headlines: Philly Among the Top 10 Most Job-Accessible Cities By Walking

Did you walk to work today? If you live in Philadelphia proper and answered “no,” all we can say is buddy, you best start taking […]

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The Five “Jane’s Walk” Tours in Philadelphia You Should Definitely Go To

If senioritis kicked in early when you were in college and you subsequently “forgot” to do the assigned The Death and Life of American Great Cities reading, […]

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Seven Reasons to Feel Super About Center City

Philadelphians are head over heels in love with Center City. More than 87 percent of downtown residents and workers believe Center City is headed in the right direction, whereas […]

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Lots of Philadelphia Sidewalks Are in Horrible Shape — How to Fix Them?

Walking around Philly, it’s hard to miss the cracked sidewalks, dissolving curbs and tectonic-plate-like concrete slabs converging on top of one another, causing pedestrians to stumble and […]

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The Question of Pedestrian Safety During Construction

Today in extremely safe West Philly construction practices swaying in the wind over the sidewalk. pic.twitter.com/crIfy8SAaN — Amara Rockar (@arockar) November 25, 2014 With developments […]