Thursday, January 2, 2014

‘Walking is fundamental to our survival’: Chief city planner aims to make Toronto more pedestrian-friendly

This isn’t a made-in-Toronto plan, it’s part of a North American movement. Municipalities once needed to force walkability on developers by regulation, said Alexander Fleming of Crozier Engineering. But his developer clients now consider walkability a selling point with customers. “The ecoboom generation wants to walk to work, take transit and cycle,” Ms. Keesmaat said. Read more.

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