DC: The WalkUP Wake-Up Call
The Nation's Capital As a National Model
for Walkable Urban Places
The next real estate cycle will be defined by the rise of Walkable Urban Places (WalkUPs) and the fall of sprawl development. Metropolitan Washington, D.C., leads the nation in this trend.
In this report, Christopher Leinberger defines D.C. metro's WalkUPs, ranks their economic performance and social equity, and discusses findings and implications for developers and society as a whole.