To encourage daily walking and bicycling and to reduce vehicle distance traveled and automobile dependence.
Construct or renovate a project such that the building’s main entrance is within a 1/2-mile (800 meter) walking distance from the building entrance of the following number of uses, as listed below.
The following restrictions apply:
Other food store with produce
Clothing store or department store selling clothes
Gym, health club, exercise studio
Laundry, dry cleaner
Restaurant, café, diner (excluding establishments with only drive-throughs)
Civic and community facilities
Adult or senior care (licensed)
Child care (licensed)
Community or recreation center
Cultural arts facility (museum, performing arts)
Educational facility (including school, university, adult education center, vocational school, community college)
Family entertainment venue (theater, sports)
Government office that serves public on-site
Place of worship
Medical clinic or office that treats patients
Police or fire station
Social services center
Adapted from Criterion Planners, INDEX neighborhood completeness indicator, 2005.
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