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Let's take a stroll #inpdx! Portland rounds off the list of America's 10 Most Walkable Cities: (via @the_daily_green)

Let's take a stroll #inpdx! Portland rounds off the list of America's 10 Most Walkable Cities: (via @the_daily_green)

san francisco, skyline, green building san francisco skyline There are many good reasons to promote walking, including health benefits and decreasing our reliance on oil, which unfortunately has a tendency to spill . To support walking, the site Walk Score has released a list of America\'s 10 most walkable cities. \r\n\r\nSome cities on the list aren\'t surprises -- note New York and Portland, Oregon -- but others are not known for being pedestrian friendly (see Los Angeles). However, in the case of L.A., although many of the surrounding regions are indeed heavily car-dependent, a number of neighborhoods nearer to the city\'s center are highly accessible, earning scores above 90. \r\n\r\nA project of civic software group Front Seat , and advised by the Sightline Institute, the Brookings Institution and Google, Walk Score ranks 2,508 neighborhoods in the largest 40 U.S. cit...

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