Foggy Bottom top D.C. neighborhood for walking accessibility, report finds | GW Hatchet

February 27, 2020
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On February 27, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Where the Washington region achieves walkable density, was cited by the GW Hatchet:

GW sits in an area of the city with some of the best roadways to walk to and from nearby amenities, a study from the D.C. Policy Center released last week found.

The report – authored by D.W. Rowlands, a graduate student studying human geography at the University of Maryland – revealed that the Foggy Bottom area ranks the highest of all D.C. neighborhoods for walkable density, which measures residents’ ability to walk to and from everyday conveniences, like work or the grocery store. The neighborhood boasts more than 10,000 activity units per square mile, the report found.

Read more: Foggy Bottom top D.C. neighborhood for walking accessibility, report finds | GW Hatchet

Related: Where the Washington region achieves walkable density | D.C. Policy Center

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