Bikeleague.org Blog » Blog Archive » Does anyone walk and bike outside of big cities? New report says yes.

It is a good question. All the attention goes to the big cities, but we know people in rural areas bicycle.

Legislators are particularly subject to believing bicycle infrastructure applies only in big cities. An eastside Washington leglislator told me by email that “we do not need Safe Routes to Schools” on the east side. He probably last road a bike as a child. –Corrie

 

If you think bicycling and walking are only for big cities, you are only getting part of the story. A report released today by the Rails to Trails Conservancy, “Active Transportation Beyond Urban Centers“, shows that people walk and bike more in rural areas than people usually think.

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