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How the Railyards Plan Encourages Cycling and Walkability in Sacramento

How the Railyards Plan Encourages Cycling and Walkability in Sacramento

Could Sacramento become the “Walking Capital?” Active cities that prioritize pedestrian and cycling activities bring many benefits to residents and visitors alike. The City of Sacramento is committed to pedestrian and bicycling improvements through various pedestrian programs and projects and has set a goal of becoming the most livable city in America. The Railyards has planned a pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly community to help the City reach it’s goals. If you’re curious about how easy it will be to walk or bike the Railyards, keep reading. We’ve got all the Specific ...
Will the Railyards Bring Walkable Urbanism to Sacramento?

Will the Railyards Bring Walkable Urbanism to Sacramento?

The vision for the Railyards development project is a mixed use urban village, a highly walkable community with nearby amenities, employment, housing, entertainment, sporting, and cultural events at hand. Will the Railyards bring walkable urbanism to the Sacramento area, and what are the benefits of living in a community that relies heavily on alternative forms of transportation such as walking, cycling, and public transport? What is Walkable Urbanism? Walkable urban places (WalkUPs) are communities that contain a wide range of housing and employment types, where residents’ daily needs can be met ...