Measuring Urban Design Qualities: An Illustrated Field Manual
Reid Ewing, Otto Clemente, Susan Handy, et al. (2005)view report (3.32 MB)
This manual is the product of nearly a year and a half of research on urban design qualities related to walkability. It builds on a growing body of evidence that links the built environment to active living.
This manual will provide a qualitative introduction to several key urban design qualities from the urban design literature, and then will provide guidance on how to objectively measure each quality for a typical street.