Vancouver has been named the most walkable city in Canada according to a new ranking that highlights the most pedestrian-friendly cities in Australia, Canada, and the United States.

For the listing, Walk Score looks at population density and road metrics such as block length and intersection density.

They then analyzed hundreds of walking routes to nearby amenities. Points are awarded based on the distance to amenities, with anything within a five-minute walk awarded maximum points.

Vancouver outranks Toronto to take the top spot as the country’s most walkable city, with a score of 78.

Kitsilano is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Vancouver behind the downtown core, West End and Strathcona.

Last modified: September 12, 2017

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