Minneapolis ranks as one of nation’s top walkable cities

Minneapolis is ranked in the top 10 of most walkable cities among the largest U.S. cities. The Walk Score ranking is based on the "walkability" of any address, including how close it is to amenities such as schools, workplaces, shops and services.

Walking is free and healthy, and it doesnt pollute. Minneapolis has nearly 1,800 miles of sidewalks, and its transportation plan includes a pedestrian plan to make it easier for people to get around on foot. For more information about walking in Minneapolis, visit Walking in Minneapolis. For information about the ranking, see www.walkscore.com/rankings.

Published Jul. 20, 2011