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Can These Signs Get Americans to Walk More?

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Metro Sign and Awning’s insight:

By using signs, can we get Americans to walk more? These new signs display the amount of time it takes to walk to various places in Raleigh, NC. If people know a given location is only a few minutes away, will they be more willing to walk rather than take a different form of transportation? This is the idea behind this project.

Metro Sign & Awning's Insight
Pop-up parks, open streets initiatives and other short-term, community-based projects have become quick, inexpensive, DIY tools in the arsenal of urban activists, land use planners and policymakers looking to make their cities better places to live. Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change by Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia, out...
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