Can Pedestrian-friendly Planning Encourage Walking?

Does changing the built environment by making it more 'walkable' prompt people to change their travel habits?
May 4, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"A shift has occurred in urban and transportation planning of late—a move toward exploring how the built environment can be altered to make people less dependent on private vehicles. By making cities more compact, streets more connected, mixing residential and commercial uses, and increasing transit services, the theory goes, people will drive less and walk, bike, and use public transportation more often."

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Published on Monday, May 3, 2004 in Institute Of Transportation Studies
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