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90-100 Walker's Paradise 9 12.86%
70-89 Very Walkable 13 18.57%
50-69 Somewhat Walkable 18 25.71%
25-49 Car Dependent 10 14.29%
0-24 (Hopelessly) Car Dependent 20 28.57%
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Old 06-07-2012, 05:28 PM   #1
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Poll: What's Your Walkscore?

Stemming from another thread, what's the Walkscore for your primary address? Just type in your address here Get Your Walk Score - Find Walkable Apartments and Rentals - example format "1600 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington DC." See output below.

You'll get a Walkscore for your address along with the specific Restaurants, Bars, Schools, Parks, Grocery Stores, Banks, Bookstores, Shopping, etc. your score is based on and a map.

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Old 06-07-2012, 05:37 PM   #2
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Our score was 45, and that sounds about right. I could walk to a grocery store, about 10 restaurants/fast food joints, a couple of banks.

DW and I take a walk most days, but never "to" anyplace for a specific purpose. The car is just too convenient: No parking shortage or charges here, almost never any traffic, and really very little in fuel cost in the grand scheme of things.
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My neighborhood gets a 39, so pretty much car dependent.
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Old 06-07-2012, 05:59 PM   #4
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65....somewhat surprising.

I grew up living in the heart of Toronto, with a score of 97. Loved it.

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Where we used to live was 57, now we are at 75. At our old place in 4 years I think we walked to get food or services maybe 3 or 4 times, so an average of once a year lol.

In the new place we walk on average to get food or services once a week.

EDIT: Tried the place we lived 2 moves ago. Walker score of 95. There we probably walked somewhere almost every day.
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Old 06-07-2012, 06:07 PM   #7
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Since when is GNC a grocery store?

My neighborhood scored in the 30's which is interesting since within about a half mile there are:

Kroger Signature grocery store
Drug store
Video store
Many sit-down restaurants
Banks
Dentists
Doctors
Vet
2 Starbucks
Gas stations
Fast food restaurants
Auto repair shops
Several schools
Parks
Public swimming pool
A GNC store

However, there are only homes, schools, parks within 0.4 miles.
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Old neighborhood: 14. Suburb in the south.

New neighborhood: 94. Downtown San Fran.
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My ZIP code gets a 68, but my home address gets a 2 (a little over two miles to the nearest sidewalk where walking would be possible).
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71 here, though you wouldn't want to walk here 6 months out of the year.
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17, smack in the middle of a residential neighborhood.
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I did my old house - 32, and my new apartment - 97!!! A big part of the reason I moved into this neighborhood is that I wanted to be less car-dependent. I love it!
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As I posted in another thread, our Walkscore is not only low, it's actually 0. I double checked today to make sure I entered it right the first time. The closest service of any kind is 2.26 miles. We might as well live on Mars...
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28 here and like Ziggy, if we walked anytime in the summer we'd burst into flames.
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Another "0" here. Maybe that explains why we have 5 cars/trucks at my house.
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71 here, though you wouldn't want to walk here 6 months out of the year.
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28 here and like Ziggy, if we walked anytime in the summer we'd burst into flames.
We'd freeze to death 3 months of the year and be pretty comfy the other 9 months - but with no where to walk to...
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We're 55. Anything less than a 90 and you need a car, so a 70 is as good as a 0. We like having lots of choices in a 10 mile radius or so.
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We're another "0" although most of the services are located within one to two miles of our farm. It may take into account the fact that we don't have any sidewalks close to our home.
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63 for my current place, but it doesn't take into account that we're on top of a hill, so that 1/2 mile walk is all uphill on the way back, so I think it's lower.
The house we made an offer on, but didn't get is a 71, but is way more walkable.
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