Improving bike and pedestrian infrastructure is complementary to health and sustainability goals. This study examines a number of alternative funding mechanisms that have been used in US cities, and makes recommendations that are applicable to Europe.
Creating and improving infrastructure that encourages walking and cycling is critical to goals of health and sustainability. However, bike and pedestrian infrastructure projects can go unfunded when such initiatives are put against real-life trade-offs and resistance to the status quo. This study examines a number of ways US cities are financing bike and pedestrian infrastructure at the local level.
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Source: TRIMS, European Commission