What do reducing our carbon footprint, enjoying better health, and saving money have in common? According to urban planner Jeff Speck, they are all side effects of walking.

Speck brings to attention how cars, which once served as “instruments of freedom,” are ironically now beginning to hinder our freedom…and our health. Rather than abandon them entirely, he suggests that we simply lessen our dependence on them through intelligent design of cities:


Author: Claire Bailey