006: Walkable City Part 1


Walkable Cities by Jeff Speck

Ben and Jon discuss the book Walkable City by Jeff Speck. They talk about why you might want to read the book and the first two sections that cover the general theory of walkability and why walkability is so central to the functioning of a great city.

Structure of the book:

  1. Prologue: The general theory of walkability (what is it?)

  2. Why walkability (How walking improves wealth, health, and the environment)

  3. The 10 steps of walkability (How to design for walkability)

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Walkable Cities by Jeff Speck