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Jan 29 / Andy

Article: Measuring the Global Health Impact of Transportation Reform

Check out this article on the health benefits of active transportation.

The relationship between active transportation and public health can seem so plainly obvious that we tend to take it for granted. Who could question that air pollution, obesity, and road fatalities are major public health concerns that have a direct connection to the availability of safe and convenient travel options other than driving?

Also, if you don’t frequently read Streetsblog, check them out. They have great articles every day on anything to do with transit, biking, making streets better, urban planning, etc.

Source: http://streetsblog.net/2011/01/28/measuring-the-global-health-impact-of-transportation-reform/