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Highest ranked UrbanWalkups now and in future #CNU23 to help Dallas

Highest ranked UrbanWalkups now and in future #CNU23 to help Dallas

When it comes to discussing sprawl, Atlanta and Detroit have served as poster children for expansive geographic footprints that create driving-dependent lifestyles. However, new research predicts that these two metropolises may now be representative of the cities transitioning from sprawl-based development to walkable urbanism, signaling a major shift in development and lifestyle patterns. The report, "Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America's Largest Metros " predicts that if current development trends continue, cities such as Atlanta, Detroit, and Miami will bound from the bottom third of the list, where they currently reside, to the top 10 metropolises for walkable urban places (or WalkUPs). Walkable urban places are characterized by high density and a diverse mix of real estate types and transportation options, with everyday destinations such as home, ...

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