Kirkland ranked in top 10 most successful walkable suburbs in US

Kirkland, Washington is noted in an October 9, 2010 Wall Street Journal article as one of the most successful walkable suburbs in the United States (ranked by education levels, per capita income, and travel time to work).  To view the article:http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703735804575535880450842698.html?KEYWORDS=Livable+Cities.

Kirkland’s Walkable Community Profile highlights programs, policies and amenities that support the City’s commitment to walkability and active living.

The most successful walkable suburbs in the U.S., ranked by education levels, per capita income and travel time to work. 1. Bethesda, Md. 2. Princeton Township, N.J. 3. Highland Park, Texas 4. Evanston, Ill. 5. Birmingham, Mich. 6. Coral Gables, Fla. 7. Winter Park, Fla. 8. Menlo Park, Calif. 9. Lake Forest, Ill. 10. Kirkland, Wash. Sources: Martin Prosperity Institute, Christopher Leinberger, U.S. Census Bureau

The Wall Street Journal