Oklahoma Cities Rank Poorly In Walking Study

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 11:21 am
By: News On 6

Broken Arrow and Tulsa are not considered walking cities according to a survey released by Prevention magazine and the American Podiatric Medical Association

The survey looked at the ten largest cities in each state. 

Of the 501 cities included in the survey of the "best walking city" in America, Oklahoma City ranked dead last. 

The best walking city in Oklahoma among those surveyed is Stillwater which ranks 254th. 

The ratings are based on 14 walking criteria including the percentage of adults who walk to work, the number of parks per square mile, the use of mass transit and percentage of adults who walk for fitness. 

Other Oklahoma cities in the ranking were Lawton at 300th; Edmond at 317th; Moore at 447th; Midwest City at 465th; Norman at 475th; and Enid at 496th.

For more on the study, click here.