For those who were using Walk Score’s real estate tile, you now have public transit data on your website (for the 40 cities covered) as a result of the addition of transit data to Walk Score.
You can learn more over on the Walk Score Blog.
Helping people find a home in a walkable neighborhood near transit is the “greenest” feature you can offer on a real estate site.
It also makes great investment sense. Check out this Denver post article that shows homes within 1/2 mile of light rail appreciated 17% while the rest of the Denver housing market fell 7%:http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_10850014
There's also a study showing that 1 point of Walk Score is worth as much as $3,000 depending on the metro area: http://www.good.is/post/how-a-neighborhoods-wal…
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Hi,Public transit provides benefits both to those who use it and those who don’t.Again Public transit saves riders and taxpayers millions annually, which is reinvested in the region’s economy.
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