Posts Tagged: walkability

How Important is Walkability?

It’s no secret that living in walking distance to work, schools or even shops is growing ever more popular, but it’s also a considerably rare commodity (which, in turn, makes it ever more desirable). New research by Redfin now reveals just how much exactly walkability, expressed in form of a Walk Score, is worth in… Read more »

We Want More Walkable Neighborhoods – but Can Our Communities Deliver?

“The most requested neighborhood characteristic of all buyers is walkability,” real estate broker Andrea Evers recently told a reporter for The Washington Post. But, in an article written by the Post’s Michele Lerner, Evers went on to say that “very few areas” in the greater DC market meet the desired criterion, particularly if the prospective… Read more »

West Hollywood the Most Walkable City in California

West Hollywood has once again been declared the most walkable city in California. Walk Score, a company that maintains a public access walkability index of any place in the United States, Canada and Australia, made the designation. Walk Score’s bases its walkability ranking on proximity to amenities such as grocery stores, restaurants, schools, parks and… Read more »