Topics in Episode 137:
We travel to the University of California - Davis to learn what makes people walk.
We see how a walkability assessment can spark community action.
We find out what surfaces work best for crutch and wheelchair users: Sacramento, CA.
Cobblestones are a bad surface for sidewalks and crosswalks. They create a great deal of vibration for wheelchair users, babies in strollers, and wheeled luggage. They are a tripping hazard, particularly for the elderly. Cobblestones also create problems for crutch users.