Bulletin 02: Barriers to Active Transportation

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Bulletin 02: Barriers to Active Transportation

Summary

Barriers to active transportation include both physical and social barriers. Physical barriers for those engaging in active transportation include: the inability to cross a road safely due to a large intersection and short crossing signal, lack of walkways over highways or waterways and lack of sidewalks bike lanes and bike racks. How a community is designed and its zoning and local by-laws can create barriers for those wanting to engage in active transportation.

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Publication Date: November 30, 2009

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