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Due to I-5, arterials, surface lots and Metropolitan "Towers in the park" this has quite possibly the worst walkshed in the whole urban core.
Most of us only feel comfortable walking a certain distance from our homes -- what urbanists call our "walkshed."
Worldchanging: Bright Green Alex Steffen 2010
A related idea is the walkshed, the area that a person can comfortably or conveniently cover on foot.
IEEE Spectrum 2010
Additionally, the idea that the harbor has more ridership is probably not true, since the water cuts off the rider walkshed.
Blog updates 2009
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The area that can be conveniently reached on foot from a geographic point. (From Double-Tongued Dictionary)
July 7, 2008