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4 Ways to Make a City More Walkable | Jeff Speck | TED

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Freedom from cars, freedom from sprawl, freedom to walk your city! City planner Jeff Speck shares his “general theory of walkability” — four planning principles to transform sprawling cities of six-lane highways and 600-foot blocks into safe, walkable oases full of bike lanes and tree-lined streets.

This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxMidAtlantic, an independent event, in 2013.

Jeff Speck is an internationally renowned city planner, famously advocating for walkable cities. In this TED Talk, he shares how to make cities more walkable. His books “Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at at Time” and “Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places” are must-reads for walkability-aficionados.

An updated version of this talk is now available here.

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