If you think the steepest streets in the USA are in San Fransisco, you would be wrong. A list of the ten steepest streets by an outfit called Infographics rates the Waipio Road in Hawaii, in the historic Waipio Valley, as the steepest, at an astounding 45% angle. And according to this list, Los Angeles has more steep streets than San Francisco.
Be sure to drive, bicycle or walk carefully on any of them, and if you park, be absolutely, positively sure to engage the emergency parking brake before you get out of the car.
The entire list of the top 10 steepest streets in the USA is on the next page…..
A video of riding a Segway up Baldwin St. is on the page after that ……