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Building Bike Lanes Creates Twice As Many Jobs As Fixing Roads

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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From cover of Estimating the Employment Impacts of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure Here are some interesting, and unsurprising, data from a study found via the Infrastructurist : building bike lanes creates twice as many jobs per dollar spent as does fixing roads. It makes sense; like I noted in a post about renovation vs new construction, it is labour intensive rather than equipment intensive.... Read the full story on TreeHugger





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