Dutch cyclists have longer lives say researchers.
This article was written for CAN's Chainlinks magazine, but we are only printing an excerpt of it in Chanlinks, due to constraints on space.
Authors: Alistair Woodward, Graeme Lindsay, Alex Macmillan
School of Population Health in the University of Auckland
Walkers call on more cash to be spent on footpaths
Note: health benefits of cycling measured at 50 cents/km. See below.
Tuesday August 05, 2008
By Mathew Dearnaley
Delegates at a national walking conference in Auckland are calling for a heftier share of infrastructure spending, after being told by Transport Minister Annette King that pedestrians are good for the economy.