Thursday, November 01, 2007

What's Your Walk Score?

Walkscore is Google Maps Mashup that rates locations for their walkability (which does provide some relevance to a communities bikeability). Type in an address and walkscore will look for desintations within walking distance of that location. So if you are moving to a new location look into walkscore to find your new home.


Anonymous said...

I believe that walk score is cool, but nowadays more and more people drive cars. Homes are often located in an area where some establishments are easier to get to by car than on foot. I've recently found a type of service on Fizber which is called Drive Score. It shows a map of what establishments are in your neighborhood and calculates a Drive Score based on the number of places within a convenient driving distance.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the article. That's really cool.
And thanks for the last comment with one more link. I've spent about an hour entering different home addresses and estimating their walkscore and Drivescore.
BTW one may find one more score there - a