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America’s "Worst Walking City" Gets Back on its Feet


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America’s "Worst Walking City" Gets Back on its Feet

Jay Walljasper

The US gave up on walking in the mid-20th Century—at least planners and politicians did. People on foot were virtually banished from newly constructed neighborhoods. Experts assured us that cars and buses (and eventually helicopters and jet packs) would efficiently take us everywhere we wanted to go.


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And the next step is to break up big box stores and move toward local, independent stores. Then put them in the neighborhoods so people can walk to them.