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Livable neighborhoods

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Livable neighborhoods allow local communities to flourish, discourage crime, and allow for a healthier lifestyle.

They come about either through a traditional pre-car infrastructure and layout of streets and houses, or through approaches to urban design and planning that draw their inspiration from these older neighborhoods - e.g. Traditional Neighborhood DevelopmentW) .

More specifically, such neighborhoods can be created through:

Activities to encourage the new mindset can bring the community together:

High density neighborhoods[edit]

While high density city living offers many advantages in lifestyle and sustainability (see Green Manhattan) there is typically much less sense of being neighbors, compared to well designed medium density.

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