The City of Orlando was just ranked in the 28th place in the country for its green initiatives by WalletHub.
WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in America across 26 green indicators like greenhouse gas emissions per capita and the number of smart-energy policies. Click HERE for the methodology behind the rankings.
Orlando ranked 39th for “Environment” meaning factors like Water Quality, Population Density, Light Pollution, and Urban Heat Island Effect. We placed 5th for “Transportation” which looked at Share of Commuters Who Drive Alone, Bike Score, Miles of Bicycle Lanes, Annual Excess Fuel Consumption, and Alternative-Fuel Stations per Capita.
We placed 77th in Energy Sources and 6th in Lifestyle and Policy.
The top five best-ranked cities included San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Irvine, and San Jose.
The worst-performing cities, according to the study, were Baton Rouge, Corpus Christi, St. Louis, Toledo, and Memphis.
Click HERE to see the study for yourself.