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Economic Value of Walkability

Conventional transportation planning practices treat walking as a minor transport mode and recognize only modest benefits from improved walkability and increased walking. This view results from evaluation practices that undercount nonmotorized travel and undervalue walking benefits. Conventional transportation planning practices treat walking as a minor transport mode and recognize only modest benefits from improved walkability and increased walking. This view results from evaluation practices that undercount nonmotorized travel and undervalue walking benefits.

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