Walkonomics looks at small things -- sidewalk quality, hilliness -- that make a real difference to walkers.
Case studies from cities that have done it well.
In much of the country, walking – that most basic and human method of movement, and the one most important to our health – is all but impossible.
Though the city sees 15 million walking trips a day, the infrastructure is abysmal. But some developers are trying to change that.
Turns out pedestrians who live in cities consistently over-estimate the amount of time it takes to walk somewhere. Why this matters to density.
This is what passed for road safety 80 years ago.
The ugly truth about what Marchetti’s Constant means for walkers almost everywhere.
City officials think so, and they've launched a low-tech campaign to get people to pay attention.
New research suggests who you see may subtly affect your life expectancy.
Mapping the vast network of above- and below-ground walkways.
A spate of injuries and deaths have forced cities to reassess how pedestrians and cyclists interact.
Scenes from a highway reclaimed by the city's pedestrians and cyclists.
By seizing a historical moment, ordinary Danish and Dutch citizens were able to change the course of development in their urban centers.
A playful and silly take on the challenges of navigating an urban setting blind.
Sidewalk disrepair and inaccessibility are the subject of new lawsuits against the city.
The Irish capital aims to ensure its future is pedestrian-focused
An elevated walkway will connect the world's tallest skyscraper with the city's metro system
Ann Arbor, Mich., grapples with redefining a law that forces drivers to stop if a pedestrian even appears to be approaching a crossing
A new short film explores Russia's largest city, looking straight down