Friday, January 29, 2010

Bicycling and walking save lives. Well, we knew that....

Here's a Bicycle Retail and Industry News (the bike biz journal) piece about a new survey of walking and cycling habits, the health benefits and levels of relative safety - around the country.

Here is a second link to a piece about the same survey - with a different take on the statistics. Would you believe that the state with the highest percentage of commuting pedestrians is.... well, read the piece.

If they (the states) make it safe to walk or pedal, if they spend money commensurate with the benefits to the citizenry in so many regards, people will ped and people will pedal.

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