A recent study, Transit Score, has Toronto ranked at 3rd of 70 US and Canadian cities and 1st in Canada.  The study was conducted by Walk Score, a Seattle based organization that helps people find places to live based on walkability. The study looked at the variety of modes available in cities, such as bus, light rail, subway, as well as the frequency and the number of stops in each neighbourhood. An earlier study, Walk Score, compared the levels of walkability in cities, had Toronto ranked at 11th  out of a total of 144 cities across Canada, US and Australia.

Ranking City
1 New York, USA
2 San Francisco, USA
3 Toronto, Canada
4 Montreal, Canada
5 Boston, USA
6 Vancouver, Canada
7 Washington D.C, USA
8 Philadelphia, USA
9 Chicago, USA
10 Burnaby, Canada