A Walkable Mixed-Use Neighborhood

A walkable mixed-use neighborhood
A walkable neighborhood features a variety of uses and locates jobs, shops, and transit stations within walking distance of housing.

Street level retail

Unfocused density
45% of jobs and homes in areas are within walking distance of station.
400 M

Transit-oriented density
80% of jobs and homes in area are within walking distance of station.
400 M

High-density hubs of various sizes cluster mixed activities across a city
The density and size of the center corresponds to the level of transit service.
City, town, and village centers are located at the crossroads of transit boulevards.
Residential neighborhoods are directly accessible to centers.

Walkable, mixed-use cities are built from a variety of street types
Superblocks with wide arterials before modification.
Replace major arterials with one-way street pairs and add transit to remaining arterials.
Add car free streets, some with dedicated transit lines.
Add narrow local streets with bike lanes and sidewalks.

Mixed-use small blocks replace super blocks.

A Walkable Mixed-Use Neighborhood

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ClimateWorks is a San Francisco based foundation whose mission is to support public policies that prevent dangerous climate change and promote global prosperity. This infographic about wlkable neighbo...
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