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America’s most walkable cities already stand on their own two feet

If you live in one of these walkable cities, get ready to burn through those sneaker soles
  • New York City ranks as the most walkable city in America.
  • Miami, San Francisco, Washington D.C, Long Beach and Chicago all improved walkability scores since 2015.
  • Walk Score ranked cities based on neighborhood boundaries, walking distance and routes.

Walk Score, a company operated by Redfin, has determined that New York City is most walkable city in America. San Francisco is named as the second most walkable city, followed by Boston. Walk Score only ranked cities in America with populations exceeding 300,000. Remember the three Ls of real estate: location, location and location? It's important to think about them when choosing the right home for your client. Redfin pointed out that all of the cities in the top ten improved on their 2015 scores, which just goes to show that cities are recognizing how important it is for their respective populations to get around without relying too much on automobiles. The city that saw the most improvement, but still ranks at a "car-dependent" 32nd, is Omaha, Nebraska. Other cities that saw notable growth of at least four points since 2015 are St. Louis, Denver, Aurora (CO), Santa Ana (CA), Austin and Houston. [graphiq id="3ia40k644Xb" title="Energy Consumed by the Transportati...