Philadelphia, PA - Real estate website Redfin recently placed Philadelphia as the 5th most walk able city in the United States. Redfin's latest results gives Philadelphia a "Walk Score" of 79, up 0.7 points from the previous year. Not enough though to place Philly in the top three cities, In fact event though Philly scored higher this year, the 5th place finish is down from last year's 4th place finish.
New York, San Francisco, and Boston took the top three spots, with Philadelphia not far behind:
- New York
- San Francisco
- Washington, DC
- Oakland, CA
Walk Score measures the walk-ability of a location based on its distance from amenities, density of population, block length and pedestrian friendliness. As in previous years, all of the top 10 cities saw an increase in their respective Walk Score ratings, indicating that the nation’s most walk-able cities are becoming even more walk-able. Of the top 50 most walk-able cities only one, Omaha, Nebraska, saw its Walk Score decline.