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Commission votes to adopt pedestrian plan

The Metropolitan Development Commission voted in favor of adopting Indianapolis’ first pedestrian plan as part of the county’s comprehensive plan today. “This is significant because leaders now have the framework for prioritizing resources and making decisions that will have an impact on making neighborhoods more walkable,” said Kim Irwin, director of Health by Design. The pedestrian plan is a key aspect of WalkWays, the initiative to make Indianapolis more walkable and to get more people walking. The plan is available at The recommendations certainly outweigh available resources, but we look forward to working with the City-County Council and other…

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Public input needed for Indy’s first pedestrian plan

WalkWays initiative to host open houses Where should new sidewalks be built? How can we make it easier to cross the street? How can we better connect neighborhoods? As part of Indianapolis’ first pedestrian plan, the public is invited to a series of open houses to help address questions like these, cast a vision for improved walkability, and provide input on how decisions regarding the city’s walkways should be made in the future. The open houses will be held in locations across the city to ensure all residents have the opportunity to contribute. The pedestrian plan is part of WalkWays,…

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Welcome to WalkWays!

Welcome to WalkWays. Please take a look around to learn more about this initiative. We look forward to your input and involvement and hope you will choose to play a role in making it safer and easier to walk throughout Indianapolis and Marion County. Plan to join us on Wednesday, Oct. 21, for a Community Cinema and Pedestrian Plan Open House. See details here. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any immediate questions.

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