Benchmarking the Walkability of Global Cities

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For many people, the concept of 'Walkability' simply means how many services are within walking distance of a location. While this is an important part of a walkable neighbourhood there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that several other factors improve or reduce the walkability of a neighbourhood. Read more
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San Francisco is famous for its steep hills. There are over 50 hills within the city and while they provide some great views once your at the top, they can also be a real pain to walk up. But walkability isn't just about hilliness or proximity to shops, its a combination of many different factors. Read more