What are 20 minute neighbourhoods and why are they important?
'20 minute neighbourhoods' are places that are designed so residents can meet their day-to-day needs within a 20 minute walk of their home; through access to safe walking and cycling routes, or by public transport.
20 minute neighbourhoods can form part of a strategy for climate action as they facilitate active travel and decrease dependence on motor vehicles.
Many places around the world have made commitments or drawn up plans to support the realisation of the concept. However, only a few have made 20 minute neighbourhoods a reality.