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Montreal Neighborhoods Ranked By Walk Score and Transit Score

Which are the most and least accessible areas in Montreal, for pedestrians and by public transportation?

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Walk score and transit score are important criteria when using looking for a home or an investment property. Buyers and renters alike prioritize accessibility questions in their search – such as how long it would take to commute to work, and how far the nearest grocery store is.

Walk Score measures the walkability of any neighborhood or area using a patented system. It takes into account hundreds of walking routes to determine each the distance of each address from nearby amenities and public services.

Walk Score also measures how attractive an area is to pedestrians, by analyzing population density and road metrics such as block length and intersection density.

  • Walk score of 90-100 – daily errands in the area do not require a car
  • Walk score of 70-89 – most errands can be accomplished on foot
  • Walk score of 50-69 – some errands can be accomplished on foot
  • Walk score of 25-49 – most errands require a car
  • Walk score of 0-24 –  almost all errands require a car

The five best areas in Montreal for walk-score are the Plateau, Ville-Marie, Outremont, CDN/NDG, and Rosemont.

Transit Score is a measure of how well a location is served by public transit. It is based on data released by public transit agencies.

  • Transit score of 90-100 – the area is served by world-class public transportation
  • Transit score of 70-89 – transit is convenient for most trips
  • Transit score of 50-69 – nearby public transportation options
  • Transit score of 25-49 – few nearby public transportation options
  • Transit score of 0-24 – it is impossible to reach public transportation by foot

The five best areas in Montreal for transit score are Ville Marie, South West, Outremont, Plateau, and CDN/NDG.

Area Walk Score Transit Score
Pierrefonds-Roxboro 48 44
Lachine 54 51
Lasalle 59 59
Anjou 64 67
St Laurent 62 72
Ahuntsic Cartierville 68 73
Verdun – Ile des Soeurs 66 84
Villeray – Park Ex 75 87
Rosemont 81 88
CDN/NDG 82 90
Plateau 93 97
Outremont 84 98
South West 74 99
Ville Marie 91 99


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This article, Montreal Neighborhoods Ranked According To Walk Score and Transit Score, appeared first on Shupilov News.


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1 Comment
  1. Ridha El-Khairy says

    Transit score of 50-60 should be 50-69 – same for walk in

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