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"The conventional - and flawed- rule of thumb for housing affordability is that families should spend no more than 30 percent of their monthly income on housing costs. Walk Score uses a different standard that suggests households should spend no more than 45 percent of monthly income on housing and transportation costs" With Transitscore, calculating what it costs to live and work got a little easier, from a more holistic viewpoint. We haven't penetrated deep enough to find out how that $1100 bike you just bought factors in. The same peeps who brought us Walkscore. [Grist]