walkability

The Jaxson

JEA is preparing to move its headquarters just a few blocks to the southwest in downtown Jacksonville.

But as The Jaxson’s Mike Field tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo in this week's segment, the slight move could have a big impact on walkability in the area.

The Jaxson

Buildings that interact with the pedestrian at street level, inside and out, are a key ingredient for any retail friendly downtown.

Glen Myra Was A Mixed-Use Neighborhood Before It Was Cool

Apr 23, 2018
Modern Cities

Walkable neighborhoods are trendy these days – and they were also the trend in the early 1900s.

But by mid-century, walkability gave way to sprawling suburbs.

Kelsi Hasden with The Jaxson told WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo why this time around could be different, by focusing on the story of one neighborhood on Jacksonville’s Eastside called Glen Myra.

5pointsjax.com

A recent survey of more than 100,000 apartment dwellers around the country finds younger renters value pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods when looking for a place to live.

But walkability is not one of Jacksonville’s strong suits.