The Resource Why I walk: : taking a step in the right direction, Kevin Klinkenberg, (ebook)

Why I walk: : taking a step in the right direction, Kevin Klinkenberg, (ebook)

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Why I walk: : taking a step in the right direction
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Why I walk:
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taking a step in the right direction
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Kevin Klinkenberg
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eng
Summary
A recent survey shows that members of Gen Y are walking 37 percent more than a decade ago, biking 122 percent more and taking public transit 100 percent more. Still, the legacy of the car culture persists. Raised on the notion that driving equals freedom, too many of us just don't realize that a personally rewarding alternative even exists. Just over three years ago, author Kevin Klinkenberg moved to Savannah, Georgia, from Kansas City, Missouri. In large part, he chose his new home because he was seeking a truly walkable place to live. In Why I Walk, Kevin goes beyond the typical arguments against suburbia, showing how walking on a daily basis actively benefits: - His finances - His sense of personal freedom - His social life - His health... The majority of us still cling to the belief that a house in the suburbs, with good schools, low crime, and easy parking is the American Dream. By focusing directly on the real, measurable advantages of choosing to be a pedestrian, Why I Walk makes a convincing case for ending our love affair with the automobile. This highly readable, first-person narrative handily provides the answer to the pressing question, "Why do I walk?" Why? Because getting there is twice the fun. Kevin Klinkenberg is the principal designer at K2 Urban Design. For more than two decades he has been working to create sustainable, sociable environments and walkable communities in cooperation with developers, cities, nonprofits, and public agencies
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Midwest
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Klinkenberg, Kevin
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613.7/176
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non fiction
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  • Walking
  • Walking
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  • Walking
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adult
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Why I walk: : taking a step in the right direction, Kevin Klinkenberg, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781550925692
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861201
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Why I walk: : taking a step in the right direction, Kevin Klinkenberg, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925692
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861201
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861201
System control number
MWT11861201
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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