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    • WALKABLECITIES:WHY AND HOW.OU Institute forQuality CommunitiesApril 3, 2013JEFF SPECK AICP CNU-A LEED-ND Hon. ASLA
    • IFPEDESTRIANSMAKE PLACE. . .HOW DO YOU GETPEOPLE TO WALK?
    • WHY BEWALKABLE?
    • IFPEDESTRIANSMAKE PLACE. . .HOW DO YOU GETPEOPLE TO WALK?
    • IFPEDESTRIANSMAKE PLACE. . .HOW DO YOU GETPEOPLE TO WALK?
    • IFPEDESTRIANSMAKE PLACE. . .HOW DO YOU GETPEOPLE TO WALK?
    • A GENERALTHEORY OFWALKABILITY
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • WHAT IS MISSING ORUNDER-REPRESENTED?• Office• Retail• Dining• Entertainment• Housing• Schools• Recreation• Worship• Parking
    • WHAT IS MISSING ORUNDER-REPRESENTED?• Office• Retail• Dining• Entertainment• Housing• Schools• Recreation• Worship• Parking
    • WHAT IS MISSING ORUNDER-REPRESENTED?• Office• Retail• Dining• Entertainment• Housing• Schools• Recreation• Worship• Parking
    • WHAT IS UNDERPRICED ANDOVER-REPRESENTED?• Office• Retail• Dining• Entertainment• Housing• Schools• Recreation• Worship• Parking
    • WHAT IS UNDERPRICED ANDOVER-REPRESENTED?• Office• Retail• Dining• Entertainment• Housing• Schools• Recreation• Worship• Parking
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • Typically, 2 lanescan easily handle10,000 cars perday.
    • DESIGNATED ARTERIALS(4 Lanes or More):Sheridan: Peak 10,066Hudson: Peak 8389Robinson: Peak 56324th: Peak 56636th: Peak 4507
    • Hudson Avenue: 8389 Cars/Day 6 lanes
    • Vancouver, WA
    • “Broad is the road thatleads to destruction...narrow is the road thatleads to life”(Matthew 7:13-14)
    • 8.4 Curb RadiiLimit the sweep of the curbs at intersections.
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • 11.5 Hiding Parking LotsLocate parking lots out of sight.
    • HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO WALK?• A REASON TO WALK(BALANCE OF USES)• A SAFE WALK(REALITY AND PERCEPTION)• A COMFORTABLE WALK(SPACE AND ORIENTATION)• AN INTERESTING WALK(SIGNS OF HUMANITY)
    • HOW CAN WEDO ALLTHOSETHINGS???
    • URBANTRIAGE
    • FIXINGSTREETS
    • FIXINGSTREET-WALLS
    • FIXDOWNTOWNFIRST
    • jeff@jeffspeck.com
    • jeffspeck.comjeff@jeffspeck.com