New Pedestrianism - Examples

Examples

These are examples of New Pedestrianism-style pedestrian villages that represent the various types:

  • Venice, California - Walking streets with and without canals, and a car-free promenade, circa 1910.
  • San Antonio River Walk, Texas - Car-free promenade, 1920s.
  • Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium - Pedestrian Village with parking hidden below, 1969.
  • Garden Village in Austin, Texas, USA - Proposed infill Pedestrian Village to replace former site of Mueller airport.
  • Downtown DeLand, Florida, USA - (Historic Garden District)- Infill retrofit of existing neighborhood, 2001-2007.
  • Kisima Kaya, Kenya - New town proposed near Nairobi, Kenya, in 2006.
  • Tiger Bay Village, Florida, USA - Proposed, nearly-car-free Pedestrian Village as a solution to homelessness, 2007.
  • Mackinac Island, Michigan, USA - While not created with the specific idea of New Pedestrianism in mind, the island has 523 permanent residents and attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists per year. Except for service and emergency vehicles no motorized vehicles have been allowed on the island since the end of the 1800s.

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