Green transportation includes bicycling, rollerblading and walking, not just as exercise but to reach a destination. New urbanism makes it easier to use these and other modes of green transportation.
The careful planning of streets at Union Village will make it safe and realistic for residents to get around without a car, which will have a positive impact on their daily lives and health. The award-winning community is designed for residents to reach most of their daily needs within a 10-minute walk.
According to the Congress for New Urbanism, compact, walkable communities like Union Village improve health by encouraging physical activity, lowering risks for obesity and chronic disease.
Click here to learn more about the principles of new urbanism at Union Village.
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