Walkonomics - Find a Beautiful Route

74% of children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates & 20% hardly ever play outside #Walkable #Play #Childhood

Time spent playing in parks, woods and fields has shrunk dramatically due to lack of green spaces, digital technology and parents’ fears

Looking out the window at trees for a minute can boost your productivity by 6%, imagine what taking a walk in a park could do! #Walkable #Brainpower…/gazing-at-nature-makes-you-more-productive

Want to increase your focus? Try staring at some grass.

New study says having 10 more trees on your street can make you feel 7 years younger! #Walkable #Happy…

We know we should walk more, we hear it all the time. Don’t sit too much, stand up every once in awhile, stroll around a bit, better yet, take all your meetings on foot. But not all walks are created equal. It turns out where we walk matters, and a natural setting can not only provide physical benef…

Stressed by your commute? Try the new Walkonomics App and find a happier, tree-lined walking route! #Walkable #Happy

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Find the most beautiful walking route to any place in your city, rather than just the fastest…/find-the-most-beautiful-walking-r…/ #Walkable #London #NewYork #Paris #SanFrancisco #Toronto #BuenosAires #Glasgow

Find the most beautiful walking route to anywhere in your city Written by Adam Davies on June 26, 2015. Posted in Android, apps, Buenos Aires, Glasgow, iPhone, London, Mobile, New York, Open Data, OpenStreetMap, Paris, San Francisco, Toronto, walking, wayfinding If you’ve ever used a navigation app…
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VISITORS and house hunters can get a feel for what streets in Scotland’s largest city are really like before they arrive, thanks to a new app.

There are over 87,000 street trees in Glasgow! Walkonomics counted how many there were on each street to map and rate the pedestrian-friendliness of the whole city…/how-pedestrian-friendly-is-glasgow/ #Glasgow #Walkability

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Moving to a Walkable neighbourhood can reduce your transportation costs by 64% #Walkability #Money

Taking regular short walks throughout the day is healthier than sitting for long periods & then going to the gym #Walkable #Health

Luisa Dillner: In short, yes. The more time you spend sitting down, the greater the chances of dying from heart disease or cancer, having a stroke or becoming diabetic. Even doctors now advocate standing up during consultations

People who solve problems while walking have, on average, 6 more new ideas than when sitting down v @EGCityWorks #Walkable #Ideas

Since at least the time of Greek philosophers, many writers have discovered a deep, intuitive connection between walking, thinking, and writing.

Check out the new Walkonomics App, it analyses 150 million streets & footpaths to create WalkHood maps for anywhere!…/walkhood-which-parts-of-your-neig…/ #Walkability #Apps

WalkHood: Which parts of your neighbourhood can you walk to in 5 minutes? Written by Adam Davies on June 5, 2014. Posted in Android, apps, Barriers to walking, iPhone, mapping, Mobile, OpenStreetMap, walkability, WalkHood, Walksheds We’re very happy to say that the Walkonomics app for iPhone and And…
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Walking boosts creativity & ideas by 60% compared to sitting…/a…/walking-vs-sitting-042414.html #Walkable #Ideas

Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. A person's creative output increased by an average of 60 percent when walking.