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Top 10 Most Walkable Cities In America #transportation via @Care2Green

Top 10 Most Walkable Cities In America #transportation via @Care2Green

With painfully high gas prices and increased awareness about the negative impact of fossil fuel emissions from conventional vehicles, many Americans are looking for convenient alternative transportation options. One of the most sustainable reasons to live in big city is that it’s easy to rely on public transportation and your own two feet to get you where you need to go. Americans are increasingly using the availability of convenient, safe sidewalks and walking trails as a way to judge prospective cities of residence. It comes as no surprise then that a recent national, quantitative ranking of walkability in U.S. cities found densely populated areas like New York City and Miami to be among the most pedestrian-friendly. Based in Seattle, Washington, Walk Score can be used to rate any address based on its proximity to nearby amenities (grocery stores, restaurants, schools, p...

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