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Houston Has Long Been A Car City. Today, Residents Are Seeking Something Else.

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For years, Houston has been seen as a car-centric city. By and large, it still is. Fewer than 7 percent of city residents walk, bike or take transit to work, according to Census estimates. But the Kinder Houston Area Survey also indicates those attitudes are shifting, and today residents’ preference for “walkable urbanism” in the Houston area is more prevalent than ever.