Recent Survey Indicates That Miami Is Among The Top Ten Walker-Friendly Cities In The U.S.A

4 August 2011

Despite congested traffic and more than a thousand vehicles passing by Miami – this city is still ranked 8th as the most walker-friendly cities in the whole country. According to recent studies and Walk Score – Miami is best enjoyed on foot especially if it is your first time within the vicinity.

Among the cities in the top ten rank are New York, San Francisco and Chicago – and it is all believed to be inclined to the housing market real estate strategies planted on these cities. Because of the current economy, most home buyers actually prefer small home properties as opposed to the big ones – making cities like Miami a walker-friendly city.

The reason most people tend to choose walker-friendly cities is due to the fact that gas prices are rising continuously. Being in a walker-friendly city entitles you to be able to go from point A to point B without any problems and at a much cheaper property value ranking at $3,000 dollars or more being saved on home values.

If you are wondering what neighborhoods in Miami is the most walker-friendly area, then you would not be surprised knowing that these places are Brickell, Little Havana and Miami Beach. With more projects on the way to make it feel more like a cosmopolitan way of living, these neighborhoods are starting on redecorating the Miami Art Museum, Brickell Citicentre and many more.

Even if some places are harder to navigate on foot in Miami, it is still believed that the parks and recreational perks within the vicinity of the city can make walking a little more entertaining compared to the other cities.

Quentin Battle
Walker-Friendly Cities