MONEY Real Estate Housing Market The Future’s Most Walkable Cities: Prepare to Be Surprised Srividya Kalyanaraman @thisissrividya June 17, 2014 SHARE Boston Harbor Association—Boston Harbor Association Urbanization of next-door neighbor Cambridge is one of the chief reasons Boston's walkability is on the rise. Walkable urban places are the cities of the future, a new study says. And where will those be? New York, Boston? Try Miami and Phoenix. No, we're not kidding.