by Bruce Myint | July 01, 2004

The American Podiatric Medical Association named the nation’s best walking cities, based on factors such as the number of residents who walk to work, the number of pedestrian fatalities, air quality, crime rates and even annual rainfall. The winners (listed alphabetically):

1. Chicago
2. El Paso, Texas
3. Honolulu
4. Jersey City, N.J.
5. Madison, Wis.
6. New York City
7. Philadelphia
8. St. Louis
9. San Antonio
10. San Diego
11. San Francisco
12. Washington, D.C.