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Walk Score 2014: Canada’s Most Walkable Cities

WALK SCORE 2014: Canada's Most Walkable Cities If you're the type who likes to lace up your shoes and get from point A to point B by using the good old-fashioned power of your legs and feet, check out Canada's most walkable cities according to Walk Score's 2014 ratings. Canada's Top 10 Most Walkable Cities Very walkable City *********. Somewhat walkable City Car-dependent city 3 1. Vancouver - 78 6. Winnipeg - 53 2. Toronto 71 7. Edmonton - 51 3. Montreal 70 8. Hamilton - 51 4. Mississauga 59 9. Brampton 48 5. Ottawa - 54 10. Calgary - 48 A Look at Canada's 3 Very Walkable Cities Vancouver, British Columbia - Walk Score: 78 Population: 603,000 IT (8th most populous Canadian city) Slimmest Canadian city - 27.8% 2 of population overweight or obese Most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, West End, Strathcona Over 1,298 hectares of parks, Healthy lifestyle including Stanley Park, the city's largest highlights: Skiing, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking in the North Shore Mountains, 20-30 minutes from Downtown Vancouver Toronto, Ontario - Walk Score: 71 Population: 2,615,060| (Most populous Canadian city) 2nd Slimmest Canadian city -40.4%2 of population overweight or obese Most walkable neighborhoods: Bay Street Corridor, Church-Yonge Corridor, Kensington-Chinatown Ice skating at Nathan Phillips Square and Etobicoke's Colonel Sam Smith Trail Healthy lifestyle highlights: Skiing and snowboarding at Centennial Park and Earl Bales Park Montreal, Quebec - Walk Score: 70 Population: 1,649,519 (2nd most populous Canadian City) 3rd Slimmest Canadian city - 41.5 of population overweight or obese Most walkable neighborhoods: Plateau-Mont-Royal, Ville-Marie, Outremont Beaver Lake, a ski slope, and sculpture garden at Mount Royal Park, one of Montreal's largest green spaces Healthy lifestyle highlights: Endless exploring in Old Montreal's cultural attractions, cobblestone streets, bicycle paths, and Old Port Brought to you by Walking on a Cloud I walkingonacloud.ca SOURCES http://www.walkscore.com/cities-and-neighborhoods/ http://www.besthealthmag.ca/get-healthy/health/canadas-healthiest-cities-2009 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vancouver http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montreal

Walk Score 2014: Canada’s Most Walkable Cities

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If you’re the type who likes to lace up your shoes and get from point A to point B by using the good old-fashioned power of your legs and feet, check out Canada’s most walkable cities according to...

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