Within walking distance

creating livable communities for all
  • 264 Pages
  • 4.83 MB
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  • English
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City planning, Planning, Pedestrian areas, Community develo
StatementPhilip Langdon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT167 .L323 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 264 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26928168M
ISBN 101610917715
ISBN 139781610917711
LC Control Number2016954340
OCLC/WorldCa946462873

Within Walking Distance is a human-scale book about human-scale solutions—for downtowns, neighborhoods, suburbs, and everywhere in between." -- Lynn Richards, President and CEO, the Congress for the New Urbanism/5(4).

“We should find the best of life within walking distance,” Langdon writes, suggesting the name for this book.

And that’s the goal of this book, he adds. But, over the past two hundred years conditions changed, as explained by Peter Norton in his own five-star book, Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City/5. Within Walking Distance is a human-scale book about human-scale solutions—for downtowns, neighborhoods, suburbs, and everywhere in between." Lynn Richards, President and CEO, the Congress for the New Urbanism.

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He shows how people are creating, improving, and caring for walkable communities. To draw the mimportant lessons, Langdon sptime in six communities that differ in size, history, wealth, diversity, and education, yet share.

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This book is for anyone who wants to understand what can be done to build, rebuild, or improve a community while retaining the things that make it distinctive. Robert and Martha Manning invite readers to explore the pleasures of long-distance walking in their inspiring new book, Walking Distance.

At the heart of Walking Distance are firsthand descriptions of thirty of the world’s great long-distance hikes, spanning six continents and ranging from inn-to-inn to backpacking trips.

Each entry—from Turkey’s Lycian Way to Vermont’s Long Trail—features personal /5(27). Robert and Martha Manning’s beautiful and inspiring book, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People, emphasizes the accessibility of walking the world’s great natural and cultural landscapes.

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Philip Langdon's new book Within Walking Distance, published by Island Press, uses six examples of walkable communities to show how they are made. No, unfortunately they do not arise spontaneously, at least not anymore, not since the postwar era, in America, of modern city planning and architecture.

CNUDC invites you to an evening lecture and networking event with author Philip Langdon. Langdon has been writing about urban issues for over 30 years.

Topics range from Kentlands to McDonalds. Langdon's latest book, Within Walking Distance, looks at how buildings connect to the public realm; bicycling; public transportation; and incorporation of nature and parks into city or town life.

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Everything a person needed on a regular basis lay within walking distance. But then the great project of the twentieth century—sorting people, businesses, and activities into separate zones, scattered across vast metropolises—took hold, exacting its toll on human health, natural resources, and the climate.

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You’ll find your favorite restaurants, shops, attractions and fun things to do, all within walking distance plus, all Gatlinburg trolleys stop right.

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Noted author, Philip Langdon, will speak about the revival in walkable places and his new book, “Within Walking Distance: Creating Liveable Communities For All.” Inquirer architecture critic, Inga Saffron, will lead the Q&A after Phil’s talk.

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One can be walking distance from somewhere, or alternatively, within walking distance of somewhere. To paraphrase your example: I moved to Lake George last year and now I'm only 5 minutes walking distance from the public beach. I moved to Lake George last year and now I'm within 5 minutes walking distance of the public beach.

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For five thousand years, human settlements were nearly always compact places. Everything a person needed on a regular basis lay within walking distance.

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