San Francisco, CA - Best neighborhoods to walk include: Chinatown, Financial District, and Downtown.
The city government devotes 12 agencies to walking issues.
Portland, OR -
Best walking area include Pearl District, Old Town-Chinatown, Downtown.
For more than 10 years, a Pedestrian Advisory Committee made up of residents
has worked with City Council on transportation issues.
New York, NY -
Great walking areas include Tribeca, Little Italy, Soho. New York residents
log the fewest vehicle miles, thus they record the most walking miles per
Boston, MA - Back Bay-Beacon Hill, South End, Fenway-Kenmore
are just a few of the great walking area in Boston. Improvements such as
longer WALK signals and bright, patterned intersections encourage more
people to walk.
Seattle, WA - Pioneer Square, Downtown,
and First Hill are some great place to start using your walking shoes.
- The 18.5-mile Lakefront Path along Lake Michigan is easily accessible and
connects a variety of neighborhoods.
- High density of schools keep speed limits low in many neighborhoods making
the streets safer for walkers.
Milwaukee, WI - The
RiverWalk, a 3-mile walkway that winds down the Milwaukee River to Lake
Michigan, connects to both downtown destinations and to state parks and
- Washington's extensive public transit system makes it easy to hoof it
around the city and its nearby suburbs.
Pittsburgh, PA - In
order to help walker get around the city more easily, Pittsburgh appointed
its first bicycle/pedestrian coordinator.