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How to enhance walkability

By Adèle Charbonneau Walking makes citizens fully part of the city and of the urban space. As one article in the City Fix presented it, "Walking is one of the most democratic and equitable ways of getting around, but it's also one of the ways most linked to factors outside an individual's control, like social or physical abilities and the presence of infrastructure to walk comfortably and safely.
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