• "Sidewalks are the main public spaces of the city" and "its most vital organs" Jane Jacobs, 1961
  • "It is the presence of people that bring these spaces to life" Berleant, 2007
  • "Get walkability right and so much of the rest will follow" Jeff Speck, 2012
  • "Walkable urban areas can cut green-house emissions by up to 36%" Campoli, 2012
  • "Sidewalks are the main public spaces of the city" and "its most vital organs" Jane Jacobs, 1961
  • "It is the presence of people that bring these spaces to life" Berleant, 2007
  • "Get walkability right and so much of the rest will follow" Jeff Speck, 2012
  • "Walkable urban areas can cut green-house emissions by up to 36%" Campoli, 2012

Imagine walking on a sidewalk with little to no trees and empty storefronts only to find that on the next block over there is a vibrant, tree-lined street with fine shops and sidewalk cafes. If only you knew.

Walkspan products and services offer the ability to heighten your walking experience in your hands.  If you are a member of the walking generation or a baby boomer finding your new life in the city, our products will enhance your pedestrian experience by providing visual maps that help you walk in spaces that meet your walking criteria.  Whether you are on the hunt for a new restaurant, doing an errand, walking for fitness, or simply getting to the subway, our products have you covered. With 10 different color-coded maps showing the most to least walkable sidewalks, you will find blocks that are better suited to your needs.

Also useful for house hunters and tourists for a more pleasant and interesting walk!

DIMENSIONS OF WALKABILITY


  • "Network connectivity…multimodal transit system."

  • “Intended for human delight and celebration of culture, spirit, and place.”

  • "A balance between stimulus and relaxation."

  • “The intellectual pleasure of curiosity…makes pedestrian space worth looking at.”

  • “Evoking strong image…sense of place, dominant space.”

  • “Injury and violence free.”

  • “The quality of being useful.”

  • “The energy of space.”

  • “The absence of systematic disparity in sidewalk use.”