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Old 04-10-2015, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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But most people just ask about walkability. You don't see too many ads that say "Great neighborhood! Everything's within footsteps! Located in a census tract with a density of 97,556 people per square mile!"

Outside of C-D, most people don't know what to make of population density. If you told most people the population density of their neighborhood, they'd probably just say "Wow" or "Is that good?"
Maybe not, but I think the naive way for people to compare walkability would be density. Before City-Data, if I wanted to investigate the nature of a city's walkability, I'd probably crunch density statistics.

Now, we have walkability score, which is great and awesome. And will probably put these density things to bed. Who cares if your city is dense because of a bunch of apartment blocks? I want shops, bodegas, clinics, bars, etc within walking of me.
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:12 PM
 
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Walkabilty- most people are more concerned about having a drive thru

Diversity- america is by and far pretty segregated and it's not bc most people love diversity

Public transportation - most people would rather drive there Lexus from the suburbs than deal with stinky buses and beggars

None of these are necessarly my feelings, just simple observations from society as a whole
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Walkabilty- most people are more concerned about having a drive thru
There is definitely a sizable amount of people who want walkability. Like me, I live in South Beach for walkability or I'd live in (north) Miami Beach, Key Biscayne or something like that.

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Diversity- america is by and far pretty segregated and it's not bc most people love diversity
When Americans say they want diversity they mean they want diversity of eating options, diversity of nightlife and music options, and diversity of shops. And what's not to like? Don't you like the presence of a Chinatown in your city?
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:23 PM
 
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There is definitely a sizable amount of people who want walkability. Like me, I live in South Beach for walkability or I'd live in (north) Miami Beach, Key Biscayne or something like that.



When Americans say they want diversity they mean they want diversity of eating options, diversity of nightlife and music options, and diversity of shops. And what's not to like? Don't you like the presence of a Chinatown in your city?
Hey don't get me wrong I love walkable places like miami beach. My point is more people would rather live in the suburbs and drive everywhere which is evident based on the explosion of suburbs the last 50 years. And diversity I meant living. Everyone loves other ethnic foods, many less people seek out mixed ethnic neighborhoods
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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Skylines. Skylines. Skylines.

People on here be mad pressed over them I swear lol. Nobody cares, it's not that serious.
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:45 PM
 
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There is definitely a sizable amount of people who want walkability.

On this website on the internet there are. In the vast vast majority of the US, this is not the case.
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Seattle aka tier 3 city :)
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Skylines. Skylines. Skylines.

People on here be mad pressed over them I swear lol. Nobody cares, it's not that serious.
Yes skylines are meaningless, especially in DC.
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Old 04-10-2015, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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Yes skylines are meaningless, especially in DC.
Yep. In a lot of cities in Europe, skylines practically are meaningless as well. These cities have been cultural powerhouses and name-brands within themselves before the advent of a "skyline" in the American context and especially when most American cities were still relatively backwaters in the country's infancy.
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Old 04-10-2015, 04:02 PM
 
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What city has the ________________________ (Fill in the blank) type of women?

Buddy, if you can't get a date where you are, what makes you think you are going to more successful somewhere else?
Or even better the threads that are What city has the most women interested in _______guys?

Like, "Hey is there a city in the US where blond women want to date Indian guys?"
Just dress better and act confident and witty, that's what most guys try...
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Old 04-10-2015, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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What is cities are northeastern
What cities are most like NYC
What cities have the most Irish and Italians
Density
Sprawl
CSA's
Most millionaires and billionaires
GDP
What America's 2nd city
Best Pizza
Accents
What city is the "toughest"

Basically comparing, bashing, bragging about things they have absolutely nothing to do with.

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