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View Poll Results: What big Midwestern city needs more density and walkability the most
Detroit 6 20.69%
Minneapolis 0 0%
St Louis 1 3.45%
Cincinnati 0 0%
Kansas City 5 17.24%
Columbus 6 20.69%
Cleveland 0 0%
Indianapolis 11 37.93%
Milwaukee 0 0%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-11-2019, 01:15 PM
 
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Lets leave out Chicago and only include the other 2 million+ Midwestern metros and Milwaukee.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Brew City
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Not Milwaukee.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Indianapolis. With the city-counter merger, there are parts of the "city limits" that are quasi-rural.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Kansas City North
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Kansas City. A lot of highways. Only foot traffic exists in the Plaza and Westport at night. Indianapolis needs improvement too.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Point Loma, San Diego, CA
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Indianapolis. With the city-counter merger, there are parts of the "city limits" that are quasi-rural.
IIRC, same for Columbus. I think this is between Indy and Columbus. The only two holdouts on mass transit with the largest city populations.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:39 PM
 
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KC, Detroit and Indy all have island Downtowns. Other cities have at least 1 (most two, Milwaukee all 3) direction where you can walk a few miles through urban neighborhoods.
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Old 10-11-2019, 01:42 PM
 
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KC, Detroit and Indy all have island Downtowns. Other cities have at least 1 (most two, Milwaukee all 3) direction where you can walk a few miles through urban neighborhoods.
I'm sure Milwaukee would have 4, but it's hard to walk on Lake Michigan.
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:32 PM
 
Location: The Beautiful Northwest
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KC, Detroit and Indy all have island Downtowns. Other cities have at least 1 (most two, Milwaukee all 3) direction where you can walk a few miles through urban neighborhoods.
You can walk south from KC downtown and it’s relatively urban all the way to the Plaza. Going south from the River Market, you hit downtown, the Crossroads, Hyde Park, Westport, and then the Plaza. There could be more infill but it’s fairly contiguous. The only area that is sort of iffy is south of Crown Center.

That being said, KC definitely needs more density and walkability. But it’s taking steps towards that, albeit small steps.
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:46 PM
 
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Lets leave out Chicago and only include the other 2 million+ Midwestern metros and Milwaukee.
Milwaukee has great density....high density.
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Old 10-11-2019, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Chibostoncaliseattle
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I mean, Detroit was dense. The new infill is contained to 5 or 6 blocks in any direction downtown, and then drops off to zilch.. So, at peak density, it may be better off than Coloumbus or Indianapolis? Probably not even though?

I think the core in Indianapolis is more walkable than Columbus? Maybe?

I ammm Ron Burgundy?
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