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2014-02-26 08:35:03

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily industry, announced today the integration of its Marketing Syndication Platform with Walk Score, the leading measure of neighborhood walkability, and the only service that makes it easy to find places to live, where you can drive less and live more. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/MN71082) The integration of...

2013-11-06 08:21:06

New ranking identifies over 300 Walker's Paradise neighborhoods where you can live healthier, happier and car-free in 2014 SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for 2014 New Year's resolutions to live healthier and save money, Walk Score(®) issued the company's 2014 ranking of Most Walkable U.S. Cities and Neighborhoods. The new ranking helps empower Americans to find places to live that offer a breadth of nearby amenities including food, entertainment, shopping, schools and...

2013-05-13 23:29:16

Bidcomhomes has added Walk Score and Google Street View to seller listings for a more interactive experience for real estate agents wishing to bid their commissions on property listings. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 On Bidcomhomes, the website where real estate agents/brokers bid their commissions up front so that sellers can save thousands off traditional commission rates has added Walk Score and Google Street View to the seller agent experience. For agents, the site not only...

2012-11-13 08:28:18

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published Geek Wire article detailed the additional capabilities Walk Score has added to its popular iPhone app and website. Users are incented to make use of the service as they can now add photos of their neighborhood. The makers of The Hurry Cane(TM) commented on this unique tool. The article reports that Walk Score, a company with headquarters in Seattle, recently added the option for users to upload photos of their neighborhoods. The...

2012-09-25 02:25:56

SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk Score®, the leading measure of neighborhood walkability and the only service that makes it easy to find places to live where you can drive less and live more, today launched a new iPhone app and website that invites everyone to share and discover the places that make neighborhoods unique. "Nobody knows your neighborhood better than you do. Every day we hear from people telling us how special their neighborhoods are, pointing out their...

2012-05-14 02:26:11

SEATTLE, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk Score(TM), the only site that makes it easy for apartment renters and homebuyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more, announced today the long anticipated launch of Bike Score(TM). Bike Score is the only quantitative measure of the bikeability of a location based on the availability of bike lanes, hilliness, road connectivity, nearby amenities, and the percent of people in that area who bike to work. "Bicycling saves money...

2012-04-26 02:24:19

SEATTLE, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walk Score®, the only site that makes it easy for apartment renters and home buyers to find neighborhoods where they can drive less and live more, announced today a new ranking of U.S. city transit systems based on residents' access to public transportation. New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington D.C. top the list, while cities such as Houston, San Diego, Las Vegas, and Columbus, Ohio are among the cities in the bottom half of the...

2011-07-19 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle-based Walk Score® today announced that more than 10,000 real estate websites are using its neighborhood mapping and data services to market their properties. This represents a 250 percent increase over the past year. Walk Score delivers four million scores per day across their network of partner sites, making it the leading measure of neighborhood walkability. Today's release of "America's Most Walkable Cities and...

2011-07-19 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York has been named America's most walkable city by Seattle-based Walk Score®, in its list of America's Most Walkable Cities and Neighborhoods. Miami, Minneapolis and Oakland are new additions to the top ten. Walk Score also rates the walkability of 2,500 cities and 10,000 neighborhoods. Walk Score's ten most walkable cities for 2011 include: 1) New York, 2) San Francisco, 3) Boston, 4) Chicago, 5) Philadelphia, 6) Seattle, 7)...

2011-05-17 09:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia® Affiliate Network announced today the addition of TripAdvisor® and Walk Score tools to the AARP® Travel Center powered by Expedia, a travel website designed exclusively for AARP members. These tools provide members with reliable, real-time information to enhance their hotel search experience. TripAdvisor's user-generated reviews are displayed when searching for a hotel on the...