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Top Ten Car-Independent Neighborhoods

City Clock prepared two lists of neighborhoods with the most commute trips made without cars (for every city BUT New York City). One list ranks university neighborhoods, and the other non-university neighborhoods.
September 22, 2014, 2pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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City Clock prepared the rankings of neighborhood car with 2010 census data at the tract level for car mode share, claiming "[while] it only considers work trips, this is usually a good indication of overall walking in a neighborhood."

City Clock also made choices to remove New York City from the rankings and to make two lists instead of one, that latter decision was made "to separate neighborhoods that are highly influenced by university activities and those that aren’t."

Tops on the university neighborhood list: Berkeley, California. Tops on the non-university list: the Tenderloin in San Francisco.

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Published on Friday, September 19, 2014 in City Clock
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