That, in essence, is the conclusion of a four-year, $100 million pilot project in four communities, including the Twin Cities, on whether investing in bike and pedestrian infrastructure pays off.
It does, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a report submitted to Congress this week. Not only did biking increase by nearly 50 percent over the three-year life of the four projects, but there were 7,700 fewer tons of carbon dioxide emitted
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