Chicago 6th for public transit, study says

April 26, 2012 9:51:38 AM PDT
The Second City came in sixth in a study on access to public transportation.

Walk Score ranked New York, San Francisco, Boston and Washington, D.C. at the top of the list. Chicago followed Philadelphia, and Las Vegas, Columbus and Raleigh brought up the rear.

Walk Score is a company that helps residents find homes and apartments in areas where it's easy to get around without a car.

Walk Score Ranking of Major U.S. City Transit System:

(1) New York (Transit Score: 81)

(2) San Francisco (Transit Score: 80)

(3) Boston (Transit Score: 74)

(4) Washington, DC (Transit Score: 69)

(5) Philadelphia (Transit Score: 68)

(6) Chicago (Transit Score: 65)

(7) Seattle (Transit Score: 59)

(8) Miami (Transit Score: 57)

(9) Baltimore (Transit Score: 57)

(10) Portland (Transit Score: 50)

(11) Los Angeles (Transit Score: 49)

(12) Milwaukee (Transit Score: 49)

(13) Denver (Transit Score: 47)

(14) Cleveland (Transit Score: 45)

(15) San Jose (Transit Score; 40)

(16) Dallas (Transit Score: 39)

(17) Houston (Transit Score: 36)

(18) San Diego (Transit Score: 36)

(19) San Antonio (Transit Score: 35)

(20) Kansas City (Transit Score: 34)

(21) Austin (Transit Score: 33)

(22) Sacramento (Transit Score: 32)

(23) Las Vegas (Transit Score: 32)

(24) Columbus (Transit Score: 29)

(25) Raleigh (Transit Score: 23)