THE PARIS PEDESTRIAN STRATEGY
Paris Council adopted the Paris Pedestrian Strategy unanimously in January 2017. The plan aimed to give walking more priority as an efficient and sustainable mode of transport after recognising that more than half of Paris’ public space is dedicated to private motorised vehicles, but only 13% of urban trips by Parisians are made by car.
CREATION OF URBAN PATHWAYS FOR PEDESTRIANS IN VITORIA-GASTEIZ
Vitoria-Gasteiz has traditionally been a walked city however regular surveys showed a declining trend in favour of cars and the authority responded with a SUMP in 2008 to boost the number of people going on foot to their destinations and make Vitoria-Gasteiz a more sustainable city
SUPPORTING AND ENCOURAGING WALKING IN SUSTAINABLE URBAN MOBILITY PLANNING
The Walk21 Foundation has developed this Practitioner Briefing Topic. Walk21 supports everyone’s right to walk in a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment by providing evidence, tools, training and accreditation to a global network of concerned communities, politicians, academics and practitioners.