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What is a Walking Assessment?

A walking assessment is an assessment of the walkability or pedestrian access of the built environment in a community and/or targeted area. It helps identify concerns for pedestrians related to the safety, access, comfort, and convenience of the environment. It can be used to identify potential alternatives or solutions (such as engineering treatments, policy changes, or education and enforcement measures.

Walking Assessment Goal:

The goal of the HCZ Walking Assessments is to conduct an audit in an area that has been identified as a priority to help maximize the opportunities to increase physical activity and identify assets.

Walking Assessment Objectives:

  • Experience surrounding area as a pedestrian
  • Identify opportunities for a walkable envrionment
  • Identify barriers to a walkable/bikeable transit friendly environment
  • Inform strategic leverage points to implement the Sistrunk Corridor HCZ Community Action Plan

Sistrunk Corridor (Ft. Lauderdale) Walking Assessment Details:

  • Date: August 5, 2015
  • Time: 8:30-11:30am
  • Location: L A Lee YMCA 408 NW 14th Terrace, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

Walking Assessment Materials:

Walking Assessment Results Summary: