DC the Most 'Walkable' City

Brookings Institution puts capital first, then Boston and San Francisco
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2007 6:35 PM CST
Kristine Bruce, of Arlington, Va., left, walks her son David Bruce, 2, through the Arlington neighborhood of Clarendon, Va., Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. A Brookings Institution report to be released Dec. 4,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Which city gives those who prefer to travel by foot the most opportunities in terms of work and play? The Brookings Institution crunched some numbers to come up with the nation's most "walkable" cities. DC leads the way. Here's the top 10:

  1. Washington, DC
  2. Boston
  3. San Francisco
  4. Denver
  5. Portland

  1. Seattle
  2. Chicago
  3. Miami
  4. Pittsburgh
  5. New York