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"
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?"
Matt points out the difference in thinking between building now vs. 40 years ago. See how a current apartment building on Johnson Street doesn’t consider the pedestrian, while a new building in progress will have walk appeal.Read more about "Walk Appeal Video-Part 2"
Bus Bike Walk Wisconsin is intended to give users a one stop site for information on non-automotive transportation as well as provide information for advocates looking to promote better options for non-automotive users at the state and local level.Read more about "Our new Transportation Website – Bus Bike Walk Wisconsin"
Green Downtown Program Manager Matt Covert led a group of landscape architecture students on a Walk Appeal tour. Watch this short clip to learn more about Walk Appeal and check back soon for additional videos.Read more about "Walk Appeal video-part 1"
How many places can you walk in 5, 10, or 15 minutes? The answer depends on what neighborhood you’re in! Madison Neighborhoods with smaller blocks and more connections offer more choices in where you walk, while more suburban areas limit where you can go on foot.Read more about "Madison neighborhoods’ “ped sheds”"