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A recent article in The Guardian newspaper took a close look at Oklahoma City and how it overturned car culture in favour of actively travelling by walking or cycling. Other world cities, such as London and Zurich have embraced active travel and put less and less emphasis on cars.
Sustrans, a UK charity dedicated to active and sustainable travel, believe the health benefits are just as important as the environmental factors involved with ditching the car.
They state: “the best way to achieve the substantial health-enhancing potential of physical activity on a population level is if people can incorporate physical activity into their daily lives.”
However, most cities around the world have not been designed with walking, cycling or scooting in mind. So what can be done to increase active travel? Continue reading