Cambridge tops all US cities in percentage of residents walking to work


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We love walking! Cambridge ranks first among all US cities with 25.6% of residents walking to work, according to new census data released by the League of American Bicyclists and analyzed by America Walks. Across the country over 4 million commuters opted to walk as their primary mode of transportation in 2016, an increase from similar data collected in 2006 and 2011. See how other US cities stack up at various populations levels.

Looking for ideas for great walks in Cambridge? See some examples from the Getting Around Cambridge magazine and Cambridge Pedestrian Committee walking tours.

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