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  • WalkScore Raises $2M To Rate The “Walkability” Of Potential Housing

    WalkScore Raises $2M To Rate The “Walkability” Of Potential Housing

    You might have seen the subtle brag at the bottom of Craigslist apartment searchposts — WalkScore 99! WalkScore 100! WalkScore 85! Well, why should you care about whatever a WalkScore is? Because the score rates accessibility by foot to things people want to access by foot like restaurants, theaters and public transit for any address in the US, Canada and New Zealand. Useful right? Well… Read More

  • Walk Score Takes Wraps Off Slick New Apartment-Locating Tool

    Walk Score Takes Wraps Off Slick New Apartment-Locating Tool

    You might be familiar with Walk Score, a site that crunches mapping data into a simple “walkability” score for a neighborhood or region. You know, whether food and entertainment are nearby, whether transit is available, and so on. It’s being used by more than 10,000 sites that list apartments and real estate now, providing an at-a-glance impression of how much you can expect… Read More