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the 12 percent
October 3, 2012, 12:30 am
Filed under: Cities, streets, Transit | Tags: , ,

In 2009, about 2.0 percent of federal-aid surface transportation funds were used for pedestrian and bicycle programs and projects. However, those two modes are estimated to account for almost 12 percent of all trips and represent more than 13 percent of all traffic fatalities.”

Federal Highway Administration study, Tom Vanderbilt, Walking In America, Slate

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