How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, by Isaac Pino, CPA (The Motley Fool)
... Jeff Speck, an architect in Washington, D.C., has spent decades analyzing and designing cities, and from his perspective nothing is more important than creating environments conducive to walking. In his new book, Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, he sums it up as follows: "I have watched my focus narrow to [walkability] as the one issue that seems to both influence and embody most of the others. Get walkability right and so much of the rest will follow."
Friday, March 01, 2013
Downtown, walkability, costs, benefits and not even one mention of aquatics.
Costs and benefits? Follow the money.