Website ranks Dallas as best in Texas for public transit
Dallas Business Journal – by Lance Murray
Monday, April 30, 2012
Dallas is the 16th best city in the nation for public transit, according to a listing by WalkScore.
If you’ve been thinking about leaving your car parked in the driveway and taking public transit to work, then Dallas is one of the best places to do it.
Dallas ranked as the top city in Texas when it comes to public transportation, according to a ranking by WalkScore, a website that scores homes and neighborhoods for walkability.
USA Today reported that Dallas ranked No. 16 among the 25 cities on the list. That ranked one spot ahead of Houston and three spots ahead of San Antonio. Austin ranked 21st on the list.
No. 1 on the list was New York City, followed by San Francisco in the second spot.
The website touts the benefits of leaving your car at home, saying that using public transit can save you more than $10,000 a year.