Check out this article from Fast Company, “50 Reasons Why Everyone Should Want Walkable Streets“. Not to knock Anchorage’s greenbelts/trail system, the city certainly has areas to improve its walkability. Thanks to programs and organizations like Vision Zero and Bike Anchorage for leading collaborations to address this.
But what’s really important is that this list made me hum a little ditty about walking… I couldn’t remember the entire song, so I turned to Google with the lyrics I could remember: I’ve got a new way to walk (walk, walk). And this was the song:
Thanks, Sesame Street, for planting a seed that became a love of walking and walkable cities all those years ago!