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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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Bradshaw (1997) was one of the first authors to develop an index of walkability and to discuss the importance of measuring how the neighborhoods have been accessed by foot.
"Children living in neighborhoods with low walkability were at increased risk of incident and ongoing asthma," the authors write.
We derived proxy measures of three neighborhood characteristics that have been used in previous studies as indicators of neighborhood walkability: street connectivity, density, and land-use mix (Frank et al.
Of these, 16 moved to a neighbourhood of same walkability (based on Walk Score[R]), 49 moved to a less walkable neighbourhood, and 48 moved to a more walkable neighbourhood.
Apex's design is a two-part, "open-chassis" system that allows skiers the comfort and walkability of a snowboard boot paired with the high-performance of a very stiff nanofiber outer shell.
Like most transportation experts, Sadik-Khan believes walkability is about more than safety - it is about economic competitiveness, too.
Powell could not find a relationship between a city's median income and its walkability.
The pedestrian master plan planning process resulted in more than 40 recommendations to improve walkability. The coalition is also working on a walking campaign where community partners have held a series of neighborhood walks.
The only positive Bankrate found was great walkability. Negatives include high cost of living, high crime rate, average well-being for seniors, very high taxes, below average health care, below average weather and average local 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.
I found Animated Route Maps to be very useful for measuring and assessing walkability scores within a neighborhood.
Artisan on 18th is situated in the Music Row neighbourhood, a vibrant urban location that offers walkability to some of the most sought-after retail, dining and entertainment in Nashville.
Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: "The Palm Promenade is all about connectivity, walkability and accessibility, and yet another example of our continued delivery of new, innovative projects at the world-famous Palm Jumeirah.
She also cited The Leopold's walkability as a feature that makes it unique.