Discover Philadelphia’s historic alley streets; Walk Score hosts local holiday shopping giveaway

Discover Philadelphia's historic alley streets Philadelphia has a rich history that dates back to the 17th century, which is quite a long time long before cars ruled the road. ┬áMany of the city's earlier streets were designed not only for horses and carriages, but for people as well. ┬áTo this day, more than a few … Continue reading Discover Philadelphia’s historic alley streets; Walk Score hosts local holiday shopping giveaway

Walking in Rittenhouse Square

“Walk Appeal” affects how pedestrians interact with the built environment

The built environment has a huge influence on walkability. You probably have an idea of what features of a street make it more or less walkable, but have you given it much thought? There are a number of different frameworks that have been developed to guide the way we think about this. Some, such as … Continue reading “Walk Appeal” affects how pedestrians interact with the built environment