If you have questions, email HealthPromotion@slco.org.
Walkability is a measure of how friendly an area is to walking. Factors include the presence or absence and quality of:
- Pedestrian Right-of-Ways
- Street Connectivity
- Traffic and Road Conditions
- Overall Safety
Some of the benefits of walking as a form of transportation includes decreasing the automotive footprint in the community, reducing chronic disease (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension and depression).