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Health
 

Transportation and Health http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandhealth.cfm, published by Federal Highway Adminstraton
Also available for download as PDF http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability/fact_sheets/transandhealth.pdf 

Communities that make it safe and easy to get around by walking, bicycling, and taking transit can generate a number of health benefits, such as reduced obesity; reduced cases of asthma/heart disease/cancer; increased safety, and improved access to schools, parks, and recreation and community facilities.

 

 

 

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