Best Ways to Walk Across Campus
6th Street(North - South)
- Start and end points: Start at the intersection of 6th and Pennsylvania. End at the intersection of 6th and Healey.
- General description: We have found 6th street from Pennsylvania Avenue to Healey Street to be one of the best north-to-south passageways on campus. (NOTE: Sixth street continues north of Healey Street, but is not what we consider to be an exemplary walk).
- Directions: Start at the north corner of Pennsylvania Avenue (because the south side has no sidewalk) and head north all the way to Healey Street.
- Steps: 1,486
- Distance: 0.7 miles
- Time to walk at a moderate (15 – 20 minute mile) pace: 12 minutes
How To Lengthen This Walk
Continue north of Healey (please note that this area is not as walk friendly).
What's Great About This Walk
- Lots of restaurants/shops
- Spacious sidewalks
- Vehicles are usually very attentive to pedestrians at crosswalks
- Plenty of people around, feels like a very safe environment
- Some shaded areas—unusual on this campus
What to Be Aware of on This Walk
- Near Green Street the sidewalks can get crowded.
- While all of these areas are strictly for pedestrian use only, many times bicycles may be found on these paths as well, so be on the lookout.
- High-use buildings: Psychology Building, Speech and Hearing Building, Main Library, College of Business Instructional Facility, Wohlers Hall, Krannert Art Museum, Education Building, Law Building, and the Natural Resources Building
- Eateries: Penn Station, Flat Top Grill, Pita Pit, Chipotle, Noodles and Company, Murphy's, Jimmy Johns, Clybourne, Dunkin Donuts, many more
- Retail: Hometown Pantry, TIS Bookstore, Gameday Spirit, many more.