"Walkable neighborhoods with access to public transit, better commutes, and proximity to the people and places you love are the key to a happier, healthier and more sustainable lifestyle." -- the Walk Score site
The website Walk Score assigns a walkability score to a neighborhood and assesses proximity to transit and schools, travel times on foot or by bike, and whether errands require a car.
Many residents approach the town with concerns about speeding in neighborhoods.The Residential Traffic Management Plan represents a commitment by the Town of Carrboro to promote the safety and liveablility of residential neighborhoods. The Residential Traffic Management Plan provides a process for identifying and addressing existing problems related to speeding, excessive volumes, and safety on town-maintained residential streets. Actions taken are based on this policy.