Smart Living Walk the talk: Cities urged to study footpaths for better land use Updated : September 26, 2019 04:31 PM IST From Finland to the United States, cities are turning to informal footpaths — also known as "desire lines" — to inform a more organic, responsive form of planning and fight issues like urban decay. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.