Is It Within Walking Distance?
Posted by Greg Geilman on Sunday, October 28th, 2012 at 10:50pm.
The South Bay has a reputation for being a very active, outdoorsy community. The beach cities were nominated as one of the "Blue Zones" where people live longer and happier lives, partially due to the activity level of it's residents. Do you love the outdoors? Do you love being active while you are doing your normal routine?
If so, it's time you check out Walkscore.com. This website, is designed to measure the walkability to any coffee shop, local business, or to a home address. Walk Score provides you with a specific number (0-100) that demonstrates the walk-friendly route of your home area.
Walk Score is now accessible on your iPhone in a convenient app that allows you to spend less time driving in traffic and more time to enjoy the things you love. The new app and site overhaul features the ability to share great neighborhood secrets. For example, share comments and information on cool features that cater to the local area, identify high crime areas that need some fixing, and discover new experiences by searching recently added places in your home town.
If you love the local community around you, look no further than Walk Score and discover the hidden gems that your home town has to offer.