Thursday, December 10, 2009

Newsflash! Walking and biking good for you and the planet

By Margaret Munro
Pedestrians and cyclists should be made king of the urban jungle, according to an international study showing the big benefits of "mass active travel."

It suggests money should be diverted way from roads to make walking and cycling "the most direct, convenient, and pleasant options for most urban trips." Pedestrians and bikers should also get "priority" over cars and trucks at intersections.

To be honest it is nice that they are putting some science to it.

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