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Building Streets For Bikes/Pedestrians Yield 40% More construction Jobs than Building for cars

While other studies have examined the economic and non- economic impacts of the use of walking and cycling infrastructure, few have analyzed the employment that results from the design and construction of these projects. This study, performed by the Political… Read more “Building Streets For Bikes/Pedestrians Yield 40% More construction Jobs than Building for cars”
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NYC Health Dept: Active Transportation could save 6,300 deaths a year in NYC

Active transportation is any self-propelled mode of transportation (such as walking, jogging, bicycling, or in-line skating) to get from one place to another. Most New Yorkers who use public transportation also use active transportation when they walk to and from… Read more “NYC Health Dept: Active Transportation could save 6,300 deaths a year in NYC”