Walk the Dog, Mathias Klang via Flickr, Shared under Creative Commons License

Headlines: Walking the walk

How walkability leads to prosperity and humanity, though you might not need a human to confirm it

Why walkable cities are good for the economy
Vox, October 26, 2018
People spend more in places that are less car-oriented, an economist finds.

For the good of all humankind, make your city more walkable
Quartz, October 13, 2018
Jeff Speck, longtime CNU leader and author of Walkable City Rules, argues for the humanitarian benefits of designing walkable places.

The computer will tell you if your neighborhood is walkable
NextCity, October 26, 2018
A release from Arizona State University claims that walkability studies don’t need people at all.

A new IKEA report is an unsettling look at life in the 21st century
Fast Company Co.Design, October 12, 2018
More than a third of people living in cities reported that they felt most at home somewhere other than home.

Local News & Around the World

Colorful Cherry Street Pier opens in Philadelphia
Curbed Philly, October 19, 2018
The long-awaited Cherry Street Pier opened along the Delaware River waterfront, bringing 55,000 of colorful public space.

‘Better Cities for Pets’ comes to downtown
Cleveland Daily Banner, October 26, 2018
Downtown Cleveland, Tennessee is going to the dogs—in a good way.

What spatial data reveals about the essence of African urbanism
Phys.org, October 24, 2018
Studying spatial arrangements, alongside architecture, can more accurately show the changing nature of urban experiences.

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