The promise George Town's back lanes hold

By Eric Capel

June 2013 FEATURE
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How easy it is for a person to walk in a city – its walkability – is fast becoming a measure of how liveable a city is. The George Town Back Lanes Project is constructed on that understanding, and shows the potential that our forgotten pathways contain.Back lanes as assetsAn improved quality of life is a key advantage of having pedestrian-friendly spaces in the city. Pedestrians tend to congregate around safe, pleasant and interesting environments, particularly the young and creative...

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Eric Capel

flips between the oil and gas industry and urban planning.