New D.C. Development Guidelines Require More Consideration of Walkability | Planetizen

August 17, 2019
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On August 17, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Transportation is more than traffic: Measuring the impact of development on walkability, was cited by Planetizen:

“In June, the D.C. Department of Transportation published new guidelines for reviewing the transportation impacts of major real estate developments,” according to an article by D. Taylor Reich.

“These new guidelines may be the country’s most advanced in their attention to pedestrian infrastructure, but even they could be improved if they treated pedestrians with the same attentive, technical rigor that they use to treat traffic.”

Read more: New D.C. Development Guidelines Require More Consideration of Walkability | Planetizen

Related: Transportation is more than traffic: Measuring the impact of development on walkability | D.C. Policy Center

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