LIVABILITY

What is LIVABILITY?

LIVABILITY meaning in Urban terms is  a measure of integration of the housing, transportation, environmental, and employment amenities accessible to residents. A livable community is one with multiple modes of transportation, different types of housing, and destinations located within an easy distance (20 minutes by transit, 15 minutes by bike or foot, 10 minutes by car) of homes.

 

reference: Glossary of HUD Terms | US Department of Housing and Urban Development

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