The walk tours in the south Madison neighborhoods with a variety of neighbors and community leaders over the past two weeks have been interesting and exciting.Read more about "Community Walks in South Madison"
Community Walks – Join us!
We started our series of neighborhood walks in South Madison, which are Monday-Thursday August 3-6 and next week, August 10-13 from 12:00-1:00 starting from the south library on Park Street.Read more about "Community Walks – Join us!"
Proactive Neighborhood Planning to Improve the Pedestrian Environment
Planning and building streets and neighborhoods that are walkable and pedestrian friendly is a long process. In Madison, as in communities around the country, the list of local roads that need attention is long, and the budget for planning and reconstruction is stretched thin.Read more about "Proactive Neighborhood Planning to Improve the Pedestrian Environment"
Walkability and Disabilities
Communities and neighborhoods that are more compact and walkable have stronger social networks, better personal and community health, and are easier on the environment. But are “walkable” streets equally walkable for everyone?Read more about "Walkability and Disabilities"
Walk Appeal Video-Part 3
During this Walk Appeal video, Green Downtown Program Manager Matt Covert continues his Walk Appeal tour to State Street.Read more about "Walk Appeal Video-Part 3"
What’s most important to you about your neighborhood?
The answer about what’s most important about your neighborhood is walkability. Recent studies have championed the physical health benefits of designing for walkability, the improvements in community health and wellbeing from new residential construction in walkable areas, and the economic value of walkability in terms of dollars spent in the local economy.Read more about "What’s most important to you about your neighborhood?"