Sunday, March 22, 2015
Boston is on track to become the most walkable city in America
Boston is currently the third most walkable metro region in the country, behind Washington, D.C., and New York, as measured by the percentage of real estate located in walkable areas. It’s beating both those cities, though, in the percentage of new construction in walkable places. Twenty years ago, 27 percent of new construction in the Boston area took place in walkable urban areas. Today it’s 46 percent, which puts Boston on pace to surpass Washington and New York in walkability in the next few years. Read more.