Lawnstarter, an outdoor services provider, recently conducted a study on the best cities for living without a car for 2021. The company analyzed data of 20 key indicators, including walking routes, share of residents using public transportation and average sunshine across the 150 biggest cities in the United States.
Best cities for living without a car:
- San Francisco, California
- Portland, Oregon
- Washington, D.C.
- Boston, Massachusetts
- New York City, New York
- Honolulu, Hawai’i
- Oakland, California
- Providence, Rhode Island
- Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Seattle, Washington
Worst cities for living without a car:
- Shreveport, Louisiana
- Montgomery, Alabama
- Little Rock, Arkansas
- Huntsville, Alabama
- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Mobile, Alabama
- Overland Park, Kansas
- Birmingham, Alabama
- Memphis, Tennessee
- Augusta, Georgia
Washington, D.C., was ranked the most walkable city in the country. New York City took the top spot for highest share of residents using public transportation. Alabama had a poor showing, with four cities in the top 10 worst cities for living without a car. The most pedestrian fatalities per capita took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
For a full list of the rankings and more information on methodology, visit the website.
Outforia, an online resource for all things outdoors, recently conducted a study to determine the best states for adrenaline seekers. Outforia ranked each state on the number of available activities in 10 categories to put together the 2021 Adventure Index.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
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