The nation’s transportation planning process fails to account for more than $200 billion per year in "hidden health costs" imposed by traffic and air pollution, according to a new report from the American Public Health Association (APHA) that maps the nexus between infrastructure and health care. Traffic brings with it billions of dollars in "hidden […]
If U.S. cities take aggressive but realistic action to replace car trips with bike trips by 2050, they could prevent more than 15,000 premature deaths every year, a new study finds — and not just in traffic crashes.
On an average day, the typical car owner doesn’t give much thought to parking, beyond whether they will luck out and find a spot to park when they reach their destination. And here's why that has to change.
This is an excerpt from “Bikenomics: How Bicycling Can Save the Economy,” by Elly Blue (Microcosm Publishing, December 1, 2013, bikenomics.com). See our interview with Elly from spring 2013. Car exhaust is no laughing matter. Nearly half of residents in major urban areas in North America live close enough to highways and other large roads […]