Topics in Episode 156:
We travel to Barcelona, where we learn about Project for Public Spaces.
We meet the president of the International Federation of Pedestrians.
We drop in on a Walk21 Pre-Conference workshop on measuring walking.
We talk with manufacturers of automated pedestrian counters.
Pedestrians stroll along Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, Spain. Wide sidewalks, combined with active storefronts and sidewalk cafes, make this a popular place for pedestrians to spend time. Barcelona has a wide range of pedestrian spaces, from broad boulevards like this, to narrow streets in the medieval section of the city, to Las Rambla with its distinctive markets and street life.