Decatur Named Georgia’s “Most Walkable City”!

The City of Decatur has been names Georgia’s “Most Walkable City” by Walkscore.com, a website that rates cities according to their walkabiility. Decatur received a 66.5 walk score, a score just above that of Brunswick and Atlanta. In rating cities, the site considers their city center, their population density, the cost efficiency of housing aorund businesses, whether they have public parks or spaces to gather, and their consideration for pedestrians, proximity to schools and workplaces and streets designed for bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit.

According to the site, people who live in walkable neighborhoods weigh 7 pounds less than people who don’t. Read about walkable neighborhoods here.

Keep walking Decatur!