Active transportation has the potential to carry a significant part of the transportation load. With short trips under three miles representing nearly half of all trips, walking and biking are poised to bring healthy, clean transportation to communities around the country. While this potential remains untapped in many areas of the country, a growing number of communities are realizing significant increases in walking and biking thanks to targeted investments in active transportation promotion and infrastructure.

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Published on 08/01/07

Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Collection: Benefits of Trails

Type: Fact sheet


Tags: Active Transportation