Looking for a new hangout, or do you just want a change of scenery? The Greater Philadelphia Tourism & Marketing Corporation has launched a new initiative to promote key neighborhoods. On the Philadelphia Neighborhoods website, you can explore restaurants, parks, galleries, and other unique places you'll only find when you venture outside of Center City.
“Trick-or-treat test” another great way to measure walkability
There are a number of ways to measure walkability--we've talked about Walk Score and Walk Appeal before--but none is more fitting for this time of year than the "trick-or-treat" test. Like the popsicle test, the trick-or-treat test uses the walking behavior of children to assess how walkable a neighborhood is. In a blog post for … Continue reading “Trick-or-treat test” another great way to measure walkability
Article: Walkability is important to home buyers
It's no secret that people like walkable neighborhoods. There are a number of recent surveys, articles, and research studies that contribute to the growing body of evidence for this preference. As reported in this Good Magazine article, a survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors found that factors that contribute to walkability have become … Continue reading Article: Walkability is important to home buyers