21 Easy Measures to Promote Pedestrianism and Complete Streets

Each downtown block must have some visual interest point for pedestrians (Many form-based codes now require "pedestrian interest" design, but it remains startling how many dreary city blocks remain where pedestrian have to rush along blank walls without any green space, variation, or views into adjacent structures. A creative program could create an inventory and competition based intervention program.)

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