Daily Archives: February 11, 2011

Bike and Pedestrian projects: creating jobs

According to a new report from the Political Economy Research Institute, building bike lanes and pedestrian facilities creates more jobs per million dollars spent than road repairs and road resurfacing. Rep. John Mica (R-Florida), chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure … Continue reading

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Funding for bicycle-pedestrian projects at risk

All bets are off when it comes to the federal funding programs that have had such a dramatic impact on bicycling, walking, and trail development in the last 20 years.  The new, more conservative Congress is poised to draft the … Continue reading

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