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These Boots Are Made for Walking
How walkable is your neighborhood? The key to making a neighborhood more walkable than another is designing a form that encourages walking and transit use over driving Come hear a national expert talk about this tonight at My Houston 2040, a monthly meeting Read More...
Fat Kids? Not in Walkable Neighborhoods
A new public health study shows that kids growing up in walkable neighborhoods aren't as fat as kids growing up in the suburbs. Researchers at the University of California at Berkeley wanted to find out if smart neighborhood design - such as mixed Read More...
Walkable Neighborhoods May Hike Real Estate Values
Do you live in a walkable neighborhood , where you can walk to shops, restaurants, office and home? If you do, real estate values in that neighborhood may be higher than other neighborhoods. At least, that's the case in a sample of neighborhoods in Read More...
Walkable Neighborhood in Neartown
Neartown residents want a neighborhood that is walkable - and that includes light rail. They made their sentiments known at a community meeting on transportation on Sept. 17. Speakers at the forum included George Greanias , METRO President & CEO, Read More...
Walkable Downtown Neighborhood
Can Houston ever create a neighborhood where you can eat, work, play and live - and walk to all those places? Some say yes - in a mixed-use neighborhood around the Ensemble/HCC light-rail station . Listen to what Christof Spieler , METRO board member, Read More...
Weigh in on Walkable Neighborhoods
What kind of neighborhood do you want to live in? David Crossley, president of Houston Tomorrow , will be leading a discussion tomorrow on the types of amenities people want in their neighborhoods. The case for walkable neighborhoods is growing, but can Read More...