08/17/2010 08:32 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Transit Score: How Does Your Area Rank For Public Transportation?

First there was Walk Score, the web tool that calculates how walkable a neighborhood is and ranks it on a 100-point scale.

Today the same developers release Transit Score, an app that ranks how well-served a location is by buses and rail lines. It measures how far you'd have to walk to a transit stop and how often trains and buses arrive (trains count for more) and assigns a separate 1-100 score.

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