Painting the Picture: The Validity of Walk Score in Addressing Subjective Urban Design Qualities in the Built Environment
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In 2015, one would be hard pressed to find a person who would disagree with the notion that walkability is good for us. That it is not only good for our quality of life, but also entails broader health, economic, and social benefits that can be found at the individual and citywide level. This has resulted in a growing need for knowledge about the walkability of the built environment that has contributed to walkability becoming one of the planning discipline’s buzzwords over the last couple of decades (Choi, 2013).