October 10, 2012

Benefits of Bicycling

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The League of American Bicyclists has updated its 2009 study The Economic Benefits of Bicycle Infrastructure Investments, and the news continues to impress. Bicycle manufacturing, infrastructure development, and bike-focused tourism are still strong bets in an economy still struggling to grow. 

One interesting result - a home's resale value increased by 11% by being within 1/2 mile of a bike trail. 

http://sustainablog.org/2012/10/bicycle-economy-growth/

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