Event Title

Indiana Trails Report

Location

STEW 313

Session Number

97

Session Title

Trails as Transportation

Track Title

Greenways

Event Description/Abstract

With populations concentrating in urban areas and the push for healthier living, biking and walking to work and other destinations are becoming more acceptable in the United States. With the ever-expanding network of trails in Indiana, the public is realizing the benefit of utilizing trails for daily commuting. This session will show what it takes for a community to embrace non-motorized commuters. We’ll also discuss the health and financial benefits of leaving your vehicle at home. Finally, we’ll get a statewide trails update from the Department of Natural Resources.

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Mar 6th, 12:00 AM

Indiana Trails Report

STEW 313

With populations concentrating in urban areas and the push for healthier living, biking and walking to work and other destinations are becoming more acceptable in the United States. With the ever-expanding network of trails in Indiana, the public is realizing the benefit of utilizing trails for daily commuting. This session will show what it takes for a community to embrace non-motorized commuters. We’ll also discuss the health and financial benefits of leaving your vehicle at home. Finally, we’ll get a statewide trails update from the Department of Natural Resources.