Have you heard the term « walkUPs »? No, we’re not talking about apartment buildings without elevators. This stands for « walkable urban places, » and it’s a term used by smart-growth advocate Christopher Leinberger. It means a walkable neighborhood or development. And where can you find the greatest number of walkUPs being created today? Perhaps surprisingly, it’s the Washington, D.C. area. This article explains more about the nature of walkable urban places and how D.C. became so hospitable to them.
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