Neighborhoods around UofL achieve highest scores in Louisville for walkability, bikeability, and transit access

Bikes on TARCAccording to reporting by the Courier-Journal, "Walk Score," a Redfin subsidiary, ranks the neighborhoods adjacent to UofL's main Belknap Campus (University and Old Louisville) and downtown Health Sciences Center (Phoenix Hill and the Central Business District) as among Louisville's top five most walkable, bikeable, and transit-oriented neighborhoods. Here are the full scores:

Neighborhood Walk Score Transit Score Bike Score
Phoenix Hill 83 54 77
Central Business District 82 63 81
Old Louisville 77 50 87
University 73 50 76
Louisville Average 34.3 27.3 43.3

The ease of getting around these neighborhoods without a car helps make it easy for students, faculty, and staff who choose to live close to campus to save money, stay fit, and reduce their carbon emissions.

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Source: Walkability is a hallmark of the most vibrant U.S. cities. Here's how Louisville ranks (Courier-Journal, Dec. 19, 2023)