America Bikes Releases 2012 Survey Results
Overwhelming public support for federal biking and walking funding
Today at a press conference on Capitol Hill, America Bikes announced the findings of a recent Princeton survey, which shows that more than 80 percent of Americans favor maintaining or increasing federal funding for sidewalks and bike lanes.
For more information on the survey and to download the results, visit the America Bikes website.
The survey results are astounding - and bipartisan:
These survey results add critical perspective to a pressing national debate about transportation, especially as some members of Congress propose eliminating dedicated funding for biking and walking. We have been saying that people want safe places to bike and walk, and this survey supports that claim.
Click here to read the story in Streetsblog.