How walker friendly is Providence?

Providence named as one of the Top 10 Most Walkable Cities





What makes Providence neighborhoods so walkable?

A Center
Walkable neighborhoods have a center, whether it's a main street or a public space

People
Enough people for businesses to flourish and for public transit to run frequently

Mixed income, mixed use
Affordable housing located near businesses

Parks and public space
Plenty of public places to gather and play

Pedestrian design
Buildings are close to the street, parking lots are relegated to the back

Schools and workplaces
Close enough that most residents can walk from their homes

Complete streets
Streets designed for bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit


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What is Walk Score?
We help homebuyers find easily walkable neighborhoods. Walk Score shows you a map of what's nearby and calculates a Walk Score for any address. Buying a house in a walkable neighborhood is good for your health and good for the environment. On a scale of 1 - 100, see how any home scores.


SAMPLE ADDRESS: 90 Angell Street, Providence, RI, 02906