Bicycling and walking make up 12 percent of all trips and 14 percent*** of all traffic fatalities and yet receive only 1.6 percent of federal transportation funding. What more do you need to make the case for investments in bicycling and walking? Well, if you think of something it is probably covered in Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report released today by the Alliance for Biking and Walking. [Continue reading …]
*** In Delaware, pedestrians and bicyclists have actually averaged 16% of all traffic fatalities over the last 10 years (a little higher than the national average of 14%).