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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Pedestrians’ Quality Needs

From the 8-80 Cities' Newsletter:

Pedestrians’ Quality Needs by Rob Methorst, Hector Monterde i Bort, Ralf Risser, Daniel Sauter, Miles Tight and Jim Walker

Humans are meant to walk. Yet walking is such a basic way of travelling that it is easy to forget its importance. While almost everyone agrees that it is important to have pedestrian facilities, few politicians give it priority. The Pedestrians' Quality Needs Project (PQN) was established to innovate policy development thinking and to show how policy could be developed to address the needs of pedestrians. The documents sets out specific recommendations for professionals and policy makers on all levels – from small communities, to larger cities right to the national and international government levels.

Read the full document here.

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