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Walkability Calculator

by Andrew Price

July 27, 2007

Walk Score, a new Google Maps mash-up, will calculate how walkable your neighborhood is on a 100-point scale.

The score is based on the proximity of restaurants, shops, schools and other essentials.

It looks like a pretty useful metric, but we wonder how many people in walkable neighborhoods end up driving to far-flung shops and schools they prefer anyway.

We did notice a few new places in our environs we could get to on foot, though, and we're happy to report the GOOD offices scored a 77/100.

Check out Walk Score. Then maybe walk somewhere.

Via TreeHugger.
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