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The Economic Value of Creating Walkable Places—Why it Makes Dollars & Sense
May 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Simon Fraser University Next-Generation Transportation Webinar Series
May 9, 1 pm PDT (4 pm EDT)
While there has been much discussion on the health and social importance importance of creating universal walkable places, decision makers want to know the bottom line. What are the economic outcomes of investment in the walkable public realm, and is creating walkable places the right thing to do from a resident, business, and community perspective? This webinar with transportation specialist Todd Litman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute explores the economics of investment in walkable infrastructure and communities, and will provide innovative and practical ways to communicate walkability benefits to politicians, decision-makers, and the public.