The city of Pontevedra in northwest Spain has become a leader in walker-friendly urban policy over the past 15 years. To further improve walkability, Pontevedra’s city council produced a map that visualizes the distances and travel times between key places on foot at an average speed of five kilometers per hour. Pontevendra offers insights into the potential for similar initiatives in other cities around the world.
The first in a series of pieces by the Editor of Future Cape Town, Rashiq Fataar.
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