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‘Most walkable’ cities named by Redfin-owned Walk Score

NYC, San Francisco and Boston top annual rankings by neighborhood-info website

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New York City, San Francisco and Boston are the most walkable cities in the U.S., according to 2015 rankings released by Walk Score, a neighborhood information website purchased by Redfin last year. The announcement of the rankings brought into focus Walk Score's value as a publicity tool for Redfin, with the broker's press release on the rankings featuring comments from Redfin market managers on the improved Walk Scores of Miami and Detroit. Walk Score rankings of large U.S. cities. The next seven cities on Walk Score's top 10 list are: Philadelphia (Walk Score: 76.5), Miami (75.6), Chicago (74.8), Washington, D.C. (74.1), Seattle (70.8), Oakland (68.5) and Baltimore (66.2). When Redfin purchased Walk Score in October of last year, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman said the broker planned to integrate its extensive neighborhood data and rental listings into Redfin's website. Since then, Redfin has incorporated data including photos and walkability, bikeability and publ...