Walking and bicycling

OK, so here are a few more reasons to start walking or bicycling:

*  If just one out of every 10 adults started a regular walking program, the U.S. could save $5.6 billion in health care costs — enough to pay the college tuition of more than 1 million students.

* Bicycling and walking projects create 11-14 jobs per $1 million spent, compared to just 7 jobs created per $1 million spent on highway projects.

Find out more about the “Bicycling and Walking 2012 Benchmark Report” at the Alliance for Biking and Walking.



One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Ashley Jones on February 8, 2012 at 3:38 pm



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