Yes, I would walk a long distance on city sidewalks (with nice views and shade trees) rather than walk a short bit across a parking lot!
Originally Posted by wahoonc
We have a new "lifestyle" shopping center that will soon include apartments and condos. These residences are billed as "walkable-you will use your car less!" But they are separated from the rest of the shopping (and the rest of the world) by a few hundred feet of concrete. I doubt if many residents will ever want to walk anywhere!