Thursday, January 20, 2011

People for Bikes asks Americans to write Congress

The following message comes to WalkBikeJersey from Time Blumenthal, Director at People for

We need you to send a short email today to your U.S. Representative that:
  • Bicycling and walking are essential to our communities.
  • Federal transportation investments that support these activities boost our economy, help individuals and government agencies save money, and directly address key societal challenges such as obesity and road congestion.
  • Biking and walking currently total 12% of the trips that Americans make but cost just 1.5% of our transportation spending. That’s the type of cost effectiveness we need now!

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