ULI Research Roundup: The Economic Value of Pedestrian Infrastructure and Amenities

Valencia Street in San Francisco has been made more pedestrian and bicycle friendly and has seen positive impacts (Peninsula Transportation Alternatives)

More and more communities are making investments in pedestrian infrastructure and amenities. What is the economic payback of these investments, and what do the data show about the financial or tax returns from programs and policies that prioritize investments in the pedestrian realm?…
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ULI Research Roundup: The Impact of Bicycle Infrastructure Investment on Retail Sales and Job Creation

Courtesy of Streetsblog

What are the economic benefits of bicycle infrastructure on retail sales and jobs? The links between bicycle infrastructure and economic returns, measured by retail sales and new jobs, is something that ULI research staff gets asked about frequently….
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Turning Suburban Corridors into Something Better in Carmel, Detroit, and Arlington

Pop-up community space on the Livernois Corridor in Detroit.

The topic of suburban corridors drew a large, standing-room only audience at a Wednesday session at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago last week. Lessons from Carmel, Indiana, Detroit, Michigan, and Arlington, Virginia were highlighted at the packed Repositioning Suburban Corridors: From Soulless Strips to Something Better session….
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