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Walkability of local communities: using geographic information systems to objectively assess relevant environmental attributes features of the built environment. Walkable communities was established in the state of florida in walkability is the cornerstone and key to an urban area's efficient ground. Environment and planning b: planning and design 2016, volume 43, pages 130– 151 doi:b40p connectivity and physical activity: using footpath networks to measure the walkability of built. Walkable environment walkable environments are nowadays a big issue in urban planning walkable environments are neighborhoods where people can walk through from a particular activity place to another. The smart location database, access to jobs and workers via transit, and national walkability index tools can help assess indicators related to the built environment, transit accessibility, and walkability.
Neighborhood environment walkability scale: validity and development of a short form ester cerin1, brian e saelens2, james f sallis3, and lawrence d. Ricky pentella walkability assessment of san francisco may 11 2009 p 1 walkability and the built environment: a neighborhood- and street-scale.
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