Below you can find articles focusing on pedestrian, people and walking related urban design, in both theory and practice, showcasing best practice and examples from cities around the world.
Showcasing the research and evidence of how walking friendly city design improves the health of a city environmentally, socially and economically.
Review of the research and studies behind why walking is good for our health, what recommended daily levels are and how that fits into urban life
The 6 key areas that any city needs to embrace to ensure it designs its infrastructure and built environment around walking
What does it mean for a street to be walking friendly, a review of research and current advice around how to create walking friendly streets
Opinion piece on the issues surrunding ‘shared space’ in the UK and how to move forward with creating people focused streets
Review of the quality of the walking environment in Marrakesh’s unqiue Medina, learnings for the UK and possible recommendations for improvements
Discussing the walking experience and pedestrian infrastructure of Mexican Cities; and highlighting five innovative examples of pedestrian focused urban design from across the country
Showcasing best practice examples of walking friendly pedestrian networks the central areas of Andalusian towns and cities.
A look at how Jakartan urban villages are creating more walking friendly streets through community engagement and the impact of more female participation.
A review of how South East Asia’s informal streets impact on pedestrians, policies and practices from the region that are putting pedestrians first and what the future of walkability in Asia might be.
Highlighting and reviewing walking street and pedestrian zones in 5 cities in Vietnam and Laos, with recommendations on how they can be improved and expanded.