Appleton is a Top 10 Most Compact City

Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 9.07.33 PMSmart Growth America announces Appleton, Wisconsin one of the top ten most compact cities in the nation (small city category).  Per the report, people in compact cities:

  • have greater upward economic mobility
  • spend less on the combined expenses of housing and transportation
  • choose to use transit and walk more
  • live longer
  • have fewer fatal car crashes
  • have lower body mass index

Read the full report here (Appleton, p.5):

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There's so much to like about Downtown Appleton. Thanks to its 60+ distinctive shops ... 50+ casual, fine dining and ethnic restaurants... nearly 30 pubs, clubs and live music hot spots ... a leading performing arts center and world-class visual arts gallery ... family-friendly activities and attractions ... a variety of coffee shops and gathering places ... PLUS Northeast Wisconsin's best events, Downtown Appleton is a favorite destination for many -- and it just keeps getting better and better!

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