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San Antonio Walkability Is Not Improving – It's Getting Worse

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Hot-button issues like highway congestion and improving the bus system take center stage most often in discussions about transportation in San Antonio, but there's another way people get around town: They walk.

The ability to walk safely and effectively is an important part of determining the livability of different parts of a city. Walkable neighborhoods are associated with health, economic and environmental benefits, but San Antonio's walkability is not improving. In fact, it's gotten worse.

How can we make San Antonio a more pedestrian-friendly city?

Guests:

Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.