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Construction Digital

May 23, 2012 14:53 ET

The Rise of Pedestrian-Friendly Cities in Our May Issue of Construction Digital

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - May 23, 2012) - In our May issue, Construction Digital explores the emerging trend of pedestrian-friendly urban centers.

As the green building movement continues to gain momentum, city planners are embracing and expanding the sustainability concept to include personal health and wellness into urban design. One simple fix for today's metropolitan sprawls is to make cities more pedestrian friendly -- providing the parks, walkways, and other features that will provide alternative transportation and enjoyable outdoor spaces, fighting global warming and improving livability in one fell swoop.

Making our cities safer and more accessible to self-propelled populaces requires some ingenuity and smart design. Here are some ways today's urban centers are moving away from the vehicle-centric vision of the grid to foot-friendly models.

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