Smart Growth America designated 37 walkable urban places in the Boston metropolitan area, based on the areas' Walk Scores and commercial development. Walk Scores rank a pedestrian's ability to reach a variety of common destinations in an area on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the best. In this map of the walkable areas, colors indicate aggregate Walk Score.
DATA: GW Center, WalkScore, CoStar
Catherine Cloutier / Globe staff; Olivia Hall for The Boston Globe