When it comes to transportation, many people don't think of walking as a resource, but in many cases it can be!
Did you know that even though 41% of all trips made in the United States are one mile or less, fewer than 10% of those trips are a made by walking and biking.
Walking is good for you and good for the environment. Consider walking, the next time you have a short distant to go.
When walking, it is important to keep your safety in mind. Click here for a safe walking guide.
NE Iowa boast a great network of trail systems. The visitiowa.org website has an informative list of area trails.
Need new sneakers to start your walk off right? Mayo clinic offers a useful guide on selecting proper footwear.
Have you heard of a Walking School bus?
- It is the simple and fun way to get children to school safely.
- It promotes health
- It positively impacts academics
- It improves safety in your community
- And, it's 100% FREE
Learn more here