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1. n. something easy. (see also cakewalk, sleepwalk.) That game was a walk!
2. in. to walk out on someone; to quit a job. They had a big fight, and he walked.
3. in. to walk away from something unharmed. It couldn’t have been much of an accident. Both drivers walked.
4. in. to get out of prison; to get off from a criminal charge. (Underworld.) They thought they had Spike on a vice rap, but he walked.
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When examining walkability studies, apart from the scale conception, efforts have been made to classify associated elements.
The beauty of the city, in terms of walkability, is its density: 156,000 residents live in an area just 3.
We first adjusted individually for each air pollutant measure, greenness, and walkability; then, we adjusted for each air pollutant that was significant in the first stage along with greenness and walkability.
If, like most of us, you have been frustrated in your efforts to lower the BMI of your patients, it may be time to emerge from the confines of your office and take a look at your town's walkability score.
However, it has very high cost of living, below average well-being, average walkability, high taxes, below average health care quality and poor culture.
9,11,14,15) Some researchers have observed that the level of general walkability, typically found to be associated with walking for transportation and recreation, (16) is also important for dog-walking.
In several cases, a "high-end" scenario is created to account for both a walkability premium on the revenue side and the use of existing infrastructure (through "infill" development) on the cost side.
Close inspection of the various schemes issued to date reveals that attractiveness and walkability are not the serious concerns of the moment; they are deferrable things - projects for developers to deal with in the distant future.
They will use those experiences to develop a toolkit to help replicate the service in other cities, and to encourage municipalities to invest in more permanent infrastructure that will improve the walkability of cities.
They believe that mixed use causes a decrease in use of energy, an increase in urban vitality and improvement of walkability (VAHIDI, nd).
The presence of a big box store also tends to be indicative of poor walkability in a neighborhood and was associated with a 13.
Overweight and obesity, as well, was lowest in the most walkable neighbourhoods and fell by 9 percent over 10 years, whereas it rose 13 percent in neighbourhoods with the least walkability during that time.
The billboards are part of the larger Fitchburg Gateway Project designed to revitalize Fitchburg's key gateways by creating improvements in aesthetics, signage, lighting, safety, street furniture, trees, gardens, walkability, traffic and other gateway features.
Specifically, the studies found that people living in neighborhoods with greater walkability saw on average a 13 percent lower development of diabetes incidence over 10 years than those that were less walkable.
Discussion was held regarding increased walkability, intensification, increased lot coverage and reduced asphalt in communities.