LOCUS to unveil new rankings of walkable urban places in America

A new survey of development trends will reveal which cities have the most walkable neighborhoods. Photo via Flickr

LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors along with The George Washington University’s Center for Real Estate & Urban Analysis will release an updated report ranking the 30 metropolitan areas with the most walkable urban places in the country at the 2014 LOCUS Leadership Summit.

This new ranking is an updated version of a 2007 survey by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program comparing the economic performance of metropolitan areas that have the most walkable urban places based on selected commercial real estate metrics. The ranking will highlight which metropolitan areas are transitioning away from sprawl, which are in the process of transition, and those that are continuing to sprawl outward.

The rankings will be released at the LOCUS Leadership Summit on June 17, 2014 at the Hotel Monaco in downtown Washington, DC.

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