pedestrian-friendly

Articles on the economic benefits of pedestrian areas

A short summary of items and case studies regarding the economic benefits of walkable commercial areas, with URLs.
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Caroline Bay development plan - pedestrian circulation (Timaru)

The Piazza Promenade primarily links the piazza platform and the beach - the city and the sea. This element of the design provides direct access for pedestrians to the beach from the town centre.
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Richmond Town Centre development

Revitalising the heart of Richmond An area called “Sundial Square – The Heart of Richmond” would be developed. It would be for pedestrians only and create a real focal point for the town and a great venue for staging outdoor events.
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Devonport draft master plan

Urban design plan including pedestrian-friendly features. North Shore City Council is currently (2005/2006) developing a long-term vision for the Devonport town centre that will guide Council decisions and give direction for future public works and development.
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