I live in a “walkable area”…

August 4, 2007



Walkscore is a website that calculates your area’s walkability and gives your position a score, based on the distance to and amount of shops, schools, restaurants, etc… in your neighborhood.

I did the test after having discovered WalkScore via the Brussel Blogt website (thanks, Mike!) and received a humble 62/100 for my home’s position. Not too bad in this quite residential area on the border between Schaarbeek and St-Josse, but that’s mainly due to the many restaurants and obscure shops alongside the Leuvense Steenweg, I guess. Anyways, I can find anything I need in my neighborhood, and for more I’m quite close to the centre of Brussels.

Do the test yourself at http://walkscore.com/

Find the inspiring article at Brussel Blogt:



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: