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Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Reports

Description:

The Benchmarking Report is an essential resource and tool for government officials, advocates, and those working to promote bicycling and walking. The Benchmarking Project is an on-going effort by the Alliance for Biking & Walking to collect and analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities. This third biennial report reveals data including: bicycling and walking levels and demographics; bicycle and pedestrian safety; funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects; written policies on bicycling and walking; bicycle infrastructure; bike-transit integration; bicycling and walking education and encouragement activities; public health indicators; and the economic impact of bicycling and walking. The report is full of data tables and graphs that show how your state or city stacks up, and provides unprecedented statistics to help support your case for increasing safe bicycling and walking in your community.

Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Community Design, Land Use, Physical Activity, Planning, Traffic Safety, Transportation Planning, Zoning

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Alliance for Biking & Walking, in partnership with CDC.

Submitted:

10/28/2013

Modified:

12/03/2013

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