Thursday, April 23, 2015

Walk Score Ranks The Most Walkable Cities of 2015

What are the most walkable U.S. cities for 2015? Walk Score ranked them and New York came out on top, increasing its lead over No. 2 San Francisco since last year. Here's the top ten:

RankCityWalk Score
1New York87.6
2San Francisco83.9
3Boston79.5
4Philadelphia76.5
5Miami75.6
6Chicago74.8
7Washington D.C.74.1
8Seattle70.8
9Oakland68.5
10Baltimore66.2

The Redfin Blog has more highlights from this ranking. And a lot of discussion in the comments section about why Portland isn't on the list and whether or not it should be.

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