Want a sure-fire sign that high gas prices are changing behavior? They're walking in Dallas.
Or at least, they're talking about it. A city commission is meeting today to discuss new zoning rules that would encourage pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods.
That might not sound radical in some parts of the country, but Dallas doesn't exactly have a reputation for being easy on pedestrians. Last year, the Brookings Institution ranked the 30 largest U.S. metropolitan areas in terms of walkability; the Dallas area ranked 25th.
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