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Using GIS to Design Walkable Communities

Community Development ebook

Five ways GIS can be used to design a walkable community

Geographic information system (GIS) technology plays an essential role in the design, development, and analysis of walkable communities. Planning requires understanding location—from understanding the impacts of physical, cultural, and economic geography to gathering resident feedback and making feasible changes.

Download this ebook to learn how to understand neighborhood characteristics, design pedestrian-friendly communities, manage access to transit, support civic inclusion, and implement a project promptly. 

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