SF and Oakland rank high in walkable city survey

July 20, 2011 10:08:57 AM PDT
Two Bay Area cities are ranked as the most walkable in the country.

San Francisco ranked second, after New York, Oakland ranked 10th; Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia round out the top five.

The cities were ranked on how easily residents could walk to amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, schools and parks. The survey was done by the Seattle company, Walk Score.