We all know that walking is the best form of transport in big cities: it’s cost-effective and environmentally friendly, and you don’t have to worry about traffic or delayed trains during your morning commute.
For urbanites curious on how walkable their city is, Walk Score has you covered. They ranked the top 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. based on how easily-accessible amenities are on foot.
Here’s their point system:
- 90–100: Walker’s Paradise (Daily errands do not require a car)
- 70–89: Very Walkable (Most errands can be accomplished on foot)
- 50–69: Somewhat Walkable (Some errands can be accomplished on foot)
- 25–49: Car-Dependent (Most errands require a car)
- 0–24: Car-Dependent (Almost all errands require a car)
Take a look below to see if your favorite city made the list. If not, don’t fret — Walk Score ranked thousands of other cities in the U.S., Canada and Australia.
Link to article: www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/02/most-walkable-cities_n_4697119.html?utm_hp_ref=travel&ir=Travel