Map of Walkable King County, WA

Map of Walkable King County, WA

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Date Range: 2005

In King County, Washington, compact city and town centers promote walking, while sprawling suburbs discourage it. (The walkability maps and information presented in Cascadia Scorecard 2006 were developed by Dr. Lawrence Frank, Bombardier Chair in Sustainable Transportation at the University of British Columbia, and colleagues Dr. James Sallis of San Diego State University and Dr. Brian Saelens of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and were funded by King County, Washington, and the National Institutes for Health.)