Posted by: phillipsre | February 4, 2016

Is Your Neighborhood Walkable?

Do you know if your neighborhood is walkable? And if so, what was the walkability score? This site, WalkScore.com can show you how walkable your neighborhood is and other ways of improving your commute and walkability. According to Redfin, only 14% of U.S. neighborhoods are walkable, affordable and have good schools. This article from Seattle DJC, has more details on the report and the areas of the country that are more walkable than others. In the Redfin report, only 24 neighborhoods in eight cities met all three criteria of walkability, affordability and schools. Seven of the neighborhoods were in Seattle. The University District neighborhood — site of the University of Washington’s campus — ranked as the highest. For more on this story, click here.

 

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