Walkability is key to cities' viability, author says

12/17/2012 | U.S. News & World Report

Cities that are pedestrian-friendly will be more competitive, says urban planner and author Jeff Speck. For example, he says, 77% of millennials want to live in urban cores, but they won't choose cities where they have to dodge traffic. Walkable cities often struggle with gentrification, but before worrying about that, city leaders should focus on achieving a balance of subsidized and market-rate housing, Speck says.

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