How Walk Score Works
Daily errands do not require a car.
Most errands can be accomplished on foot.
Some amenities within walking distance.
A few amenities within walking distance.
Almost all errands require a car.
The Science of Good Living
- People in walkable neighborhoods weigh 6-10 lbs less.
- Walkable places make you happier and healthier.
- Short commutes reduce stress and increase community involvement.
Walk Score has a world-class advisory board of urban planning experts. We support research on walkability, public transportation, and public health. We've received grants from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to make Walk Score more useful to researchers. Read our methodology.