Getting to School Shouldn’t Be So Hard

Fewer kids are walking to school—with good reason not to. Schools are built farther from community centers, and traffic is heavier, making the streets less safe. Is there a way to change our built environment to revive the walk to school?

People Habitat
“People Habitat” by F. Kaid Benfield delves into various aspects of current American cities, finding weak points and setbacks, then gives hope and fresh ideas to remedy them.
Photo courtesy People Habitat Communications, 2014