What Makes a City Walkable & Why It Matters
Jeff Speck

Jeff Speck is a city planner, architectural designer, and the author of the book "Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time." A former director of design at the National Endowment for the Arts and a leading proponent of New Urbanism, Mr. Speck currently leads a design practice at Speck & Associates in Washington, D.C.

In this podcast, Mr. Speck focuses on what he believes is the key factor that makes cities healthier, more sustainable, and helps them to thrive: walkability.

Recommended Links

Watch Jeff Speck's TED Talk on how to make a city walkable. Jeff Speck shows how we free ourselves from dependence on the car in this TED Talk. Learn more about Jeff Speck on his website. Keep up to date on Mr. Speck by following him on Twitter. Watch Jeff Speck present his book at Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon.

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