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Greenways Providing Positive Economic Benefits To N.C.


April 5, 2018

Greenways provide several positive economic benefits, such as increased sales for local businesses, according to a new study sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT).

“This study provides evidence of the economic benefits of a collaborative multi-modal transportation system, further making the case for bicycling and pedestrian facilities,” said Julie White, DOT deputy secretary for multi-modal transportation. “There’s been a lot of commentary on this idea, but we now have solid, North Carolina-specific data to back it up.”

Findings from the project revealed that...

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