Study participants near greenway doubled their odds of achieving 20 min daily MVPA.
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A new study shows that people who live near high quality bike and pedestrian infrastructure are twice as likely to meet recommended daily exercise levels, a new study finds. More interesting, the study showed the availability bike facility itself *caused* the increase.
Have you witnessed this correlation?
What types of bike and pedestrian infrastructure is in your community? How can we increase or improve this infrastructure?