walkable communities

Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Pedestrian streets: The scalability of Strøget
Middlebury College
In central Copenhagen, a major thoroughfare named Strøget (pronounced ‘Stroll’) was converted to a pedestrian plaza in 1962, creating one of the world’s longest solely pedestrian shopping streets.

(Screenshot from the D.C. Office of Planning report.)

American University
The future of Adams Morgan may look a little greener with new park spaces and sustainability programs and have a stronger sense of community and culture, under new recommendations from the D.C. Office of Planning.
The George Washington University
When researching urban sustainability, I came across Vauban, a neighborhood in the city of Freiburg, Germany, that's inhabitants have mutually decided to go as car-free as possible. Seventy percent of households don't have a car and many of the... Read More
The City of Oxford is working to provide more options of transportation to encourage residents to not drive their cars as much. Innovations include bike pathways that have helped make the community a "bike friendly community". The next step is for a... Read More
The sustainable conference Oxford held discussed many ways to change the land use in our community. These ways will make Oxford less dependent on energy by implementing more bike routes, walkable routes and shorter distances from point A to point B... Read More