How walkable is your Vancouver neighbourhood?
Downtown Vancouver is the best neighbourhood in the city for walking. Oakridge is the worst.
The city has an average Walk Score of 78, with northern neighbourhoods tending to score better than southern ones.
A Walk Score of between 50 and 69 means a place is "somewhat walkable", 70 to 89 equals "very walkable", and 90 to 100 denotes a "walker’s paradise". No Vancouver neighbourhoods get a "car-dependent" score of 49 or less.
The Walk Score site also offers Transit Score ratings. The city's average is 74 ("excellent transit").
Downtown scores the best for transit, at 98 ("rider’s paradise"). Dunbar-Southlands has the worst Transit Score, at 54 ("good transit").
You can find out the Walk Score and Transit Score for your home or workplace by typing in the address on the site's homepage.