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Active Transportation for America Report

By: Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy REPORT
January 1, 2008

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“Active Transportation for America” makes the case and quantifies the national benefits—for the first time—that increased federal funding in bicycling and walking infrastructure would provide tens of billions of dollars in benefits to all Americans.

By making active transportation a viable option for everyday travel, we will cost-effectively reduce oil dependence, climate pollution and obesity rates while providing more and better choices for getting around town.

Download the report to learn more about how adequate federal investment in bicycling and walking will create healthier places for healthier people.

Watch the C-SPAN press release conference from when the report was released.

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Everyone deserves access to safe ways to walk, bike, and be active outdoors.

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