Common Pedestrian Problems and Solutions

What does it take to create a walkable neighborhood? The answer: many things! Not only must people have a safe space to walk, but they must have places to go and feel comfortable in the process. This section describes some of the many common barriers to walkability to help you identify concerns in your community.

The following sections list issues related to why people may be reluctant or unable to safely walk around their community. Click on any issue for information on how to pursue solutions.