On a scale of 0 (car dependent, drive only) to 100 (a walkers paradise), Chicago scored an overall ranking of 76, with 66% of Chicago residents having a Walk Score in their neighborhood of 70 or above.
2,508 neighborhoods in the largest 40 U.S. cities were ranked according to the walkability of an address by locating nearby stores,
restaurants, schools, parks and other amenities.
According to the site, Walk Score measures how easy it is to live a "car-lite" lifestyle—not how attractive and scenic the area is for walking,
The top most walkable city, according to the site's rankings: San Francisco, followed by New York, with Boston coming in third.