SpareFoot Reveals the Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot

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AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ithaca, NY, home to Cornell University and Ithaca College, tops SpareFoot's new list of the Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot.

SpareFoot's list is based on U.S. Census Bureau data for the percentage of U.S. workers who commute on foot. For this list, SpareFoot zeroed in on major college towns. Ithaca, situated in upstate New York's Finger Lakes region, came in at No. 1 on the list, with 42.4 percent of local workers commuting on foot.

For more details about the list, visit The SpareFoot Blog.

Here is SpareFoot's list of the Top 12 College Towns for Commuting on Foot.

1. Ithaca, NY
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 42.4 percent
Major school: Cornell University

2.  Athens, OH
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 36.8 percent
Major school: Ohio University

3.  State College, PA
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 36.2 percent
Major school: Pennsylvania State University

4.  North Chicago, IL
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 32.2 percent
Major school: Northeastern Illinois University

5.  Oxford, OH
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 29.7 percent
Major school: Miami University of Ohio

6.  Cambridge, MA
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 24 percent
Major school: Harvard University

7.  Pullman, WA
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 23.5 percent
Major school: Washington State University

8.  East Lansing, MI
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 23.3 percent
Major school: Michigan State University

9.  College Park, MD
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 21.5 percent
Major school: University of Maryland

10.  Burlington, VT
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 20.3 percent
Major school: University of Vermont

11.  Moscow, ID
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 20.2 percent
Major school: University of Idaho

12.  Morgantown, WV
Percentage of workers who walk to work: 18.2 percent
Major school: West Virginia University

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