Tempe, AZ Scores Big In Bikeability!
By Nancy Laswick, Your REALTOR® For The Valley Of The Sun
(United Real Estate)
Tempe, AZ Scores Big In Bikeability! According to walkscore.com Tempe, AZ is a “very bikeable" place. In fact, with a score of 75, out of a possible 100 points, Tempe placed fifth in the nation. Cities were scored on a 100 point scale based on four factors: bike lanes, hills, destinations and road connectivity, and bike commuting. The scoring criteria were developed in collaboration with researchers at Simon Fraser University and The University of British Columbia. So what does the scoring mean in terms of everyday life? Well, scores from 90-100 are classified as "biker's paradise," where all your daily errands can be completed by bike. None of the cities evaluated managed to receive a score of 90 or above. Scores from 70-89 were cities that are "very bikeable" where biking is convenie...