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Americans Support Federal Funding for Sidewalks and Bikeways

Americans Support Funding for SIDEWALKS AND BIKE LANES 12% OF ALL TRIPS MADE IN THIS COUNTRY BETWEEN 2000 AND 2010 BIKE COMMUTING ARE BIKING AND WALKING AMERICANS TOOK OD 4 Billion BIKE TRIPS IN 2009 INCREASED 43% SOME LAWMAKERS WANT TO ELIMINATE DEDICATED FUNDING FOR BIKING AND WALKING IIII IIII II S ONLY 1.5% OF FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDING GOES TO BIKING AND WALKING A PRINCETON SURVEY ASKED 1,003 Americans: SHOULD SPENDING ON SIDEWALKS AND BIKEWAYS INCREASE, STAY THE SAME, OR DECREASE? 83% OF AMERICANS WANT TO MAINTAIN OR INCREASE THE SMALL PERCENTAGE OF FUNDING THAT HELPS BUILD SIDEWALKS, BIKE LANES, AND BIKE PATHS ONLY 13% WANT THAT FUNDING TO DECREASE NO ANSWER POLITICAL IDENTIFICATION 88% 86% 80% 18% 9% 11% MAINTAIN/ INCREASE MAINTAIN/ INCREASE MAINTAIN/ INCREASE DECREASE DECREASE DECREASE A. REPUBLICAN A DEMOCRAT FINDEPENDENT AGE GROUP AGE 18-29 AGE 30-49 AGE 50-64 AGE 65+ 91% 83% 78% 79% 12% 17% 16% 7% MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE COMMUNITY TYPE 87% 82% 81% 15% 14% MAINTAIN/ INCREASE MAINTAIN/ INCREASE MAINTAIN/ INCREASE DECREASE DECREASE DECREASE URBAN SUBURBAN A RURAL GEOGRAPHIC AREA 85% 79% 84% 84% 13% 15% 13% 12% MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE MAINTAIN/ DECREASE INCREASE NORTHEAST MIDWEST SOUTH WEST TO KEEP INVESTING IN ASK CONGRESS BIKING AND WALKING AMERICA Visit americabikes.org to read the full report BIKES

Americans Support Federal Funding for Sidewalks and Bikeways

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A new survey reveals overwhelming support for biking and walking, with more than 80 percent of Americans favoring level or increased federal funding for sidewalks and bike lanes.

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America Bikes

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Transportation
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