“A recent study conducted by 24/7 Wall Street identified the 10 best cities to live without a car. San francisco made the cut!
There were many elements that factored into this decision, including:
• Widely available and efficient public transportation system (Are they talking about MUNI?!)
• Availability of daily amenities such as groceries, shopping, schools and entertainment easily accessible on foot or by bike (We sure do have a lot of Whole Foods!)
• Mild weather
The study looked at the 100 largest metro areas in the country. Each was evaluated based on the percentage of neighborhoods covered by public transit, the number of jobs within 90-minute travel by that public transportation, the walking score of neighborhoods, amenities available via walking, and the biking opportunities within the area. (Of note: Seven of the top 10 cities are also on Top 50 Bike Friendly Cities list).”
…Read this article and more in the new issue of MarketTracker, courtesy of Zephyr Real Estate. Also in this issue:
Most Recent SF Home Sales
San Francisco Real Estate Market Overview
Spotlight on NoPa (North of Panhandle neighborhood)
Gearing Up For the Season
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