In Alaska, 8% of workers commute by foot.
Next closest state is Vermont, wherein 3.1 percent of its workforce chooses to walk. District of Columbia tops both of these states at a whopping 5.8 percent however D.C. is not a state because it’s basically just the city of Washington and travelling through public transportation is much more common in a large cities.
Check out this table that lists the 100 metro areas with the highest percentage of commuters primarily walking to work.
Just in! People who walk to work are 40 percent less likely to develop diabetes and 17 percent less likely to develop high blood pressure than those who drive, according to a new study. Learn more at US News & World Report.