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walk score los angeles & other cities

January 11, 2009
TO ALL OF YOU NAYSAYERS BELIEVE IT OR NOT
LOS ANGELES IS RATED THE 9TH WALKABLE CITY
ON “WALK SCORE”.
Friends in New York were shocked that I was leaving New York for “car city”. But in my gut I knew LA was starting to think more progressively. Times have definitely changed and I’m elated. You have to check out walk score and see where LA and other cities stand
in the ranking.Say hello or smile at me as I walk my dog on the streets of Silver Lake.

Walk Score

Find a Walkable Place to Live.

LOS ANGELES’ MOST

Car-Dependent

Score: 0-49 Somewhat Walkable

Score: 50-69 Very Walkable

Score: 70-89 Walkers’ Paradise

Score: 90-100 NeighborhoodScore

Explore Los Angeles’ Most Walkable Neighborhoods

The top 2 neighborhoods in Los Angeles are Walkers’ Paradises. 47% of Los Angeles residents have a Walk Score of 70 or above. 84% have a Walk Score of at least 50—and 16% live in Car-Dependent neighborhoods.

Walking Oasis in an Unwalkable City

Even the least walkable cities have very walkable places. Take a tour of these walking oases.

City Score Most Walkable Neighborhoods
9Los Angeles67Mid City West, Downtown, Hollywood

Los Angeles photo by Jon Rawlinson

Los Angeles Celebrity Locations

excerpt from walk score website

walkscore

Check the walkability of these famous locations:
Choose a location The Kodak Theater The Ivy Hollywood Sign Beverly Hills Hotel Rodeo Drive J. Paul Getty Estate Universal Studios Ozzie and Harriet’s House Venice Beach Brady Bunch House Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt (pre-breakup) Six Feet Under Housing

Let me know if you are surprised to see LA’s walking score!!!

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