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Living in Novato

Novato has an average Walk Score of 33 with 51,904 residents.

Novato has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Novato neighborhoods are Central Novato, Southwest Novato and Northwest Novato.

Nearby Apartments

33 Walk Score of Novato, CA

Novato is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Most errands require a car in Novato.

Novato Neighborhoods




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1 Central Novato 59 36 52 12,081
2 Southwest Novato 32 32 31 8,905
3 Northwest Novato 32 24 39 6,470
4 Midwest Novato 25 33 33 9,403
5 West Novato 19 17 30 6,695
6 Southeast Novato 19 25 27 8,673
7 Northeast Novato 12 18 17 4,656

Eating & Drinking

There are about 112 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Novato.

People in Novato can walk to an average of 0.7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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30 Transit Score of Novato, CA

Novato has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Novato apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Novato has some public transportation and about 11 bus and 1 rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Novato on public transit.

37 Bike Score of Novato, CA

Novato is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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