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In the U.S., a Quick Walk to the Store Is a Rare Thing Indeed

Very few American cities offer residents the easiest way to grab healthy food fast. 

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Have We Reached Peak Sprawl?

What Atlanta's shifting real estate landscape might mean for the future of the country.

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America's Most Bikeable Neighborhoods

And city rankings, based on Bike Score.

An App That Tells You How Walkable a Street Really Is

Walkonomics looks at small things -- sidewalk quality, hilliness -- that make a real difference to walkers.

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A Few Surprises in New Bike Scores

Austin and Pittsburgh don't fare very well in Walk Score's bikeability ranking.

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Should We Crowdsource Walkability Rankings?

Walk Score will now let users "review" a neighborhood's walkability.

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'Walk Score' Is Great, But it Still Doesn't Capture 'Walk Appeal'

We need other ways of quantifying walkability on our nation’s streets.

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America's Best Cities for Transit, According to Walk Score

New York, San Francisco, Boston, and D.C. top a new ranking of the best cities for transit.

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Why Walkable Cities Aren't Always the Ones You'd Think

Factors like bad weather and long commutes don't make a place less walkable

Walk Score Offers Apartment Searches Based on Commuting Time

Data from 209 transit agencies combines with Craigslist rental listings