A cost-benefit analysis of physical activity using bike/pedestrian trails.

@article{Wang2005ACA,
  title={A cost-benefit analysis of physical activity using bike/pedestrian trails.},
  author={Guijing Wang and Caroline A. Macera and Barbara Scudder-Soucie and Tom L Schmid and M Pratt and David H Buchner},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={174-9}
}
From a public health perspective, a cost-benefit analysis of using bike/pedestrian trails in Lincoln, Nebraska, to reduce health care costs associated with inactivity was conducted. Data was obtained from the city's 1998 Recreational Trails Census Report and the literature. Per capita annual cost of using the trails was 209.28 U.S. dollars (59.28 U.S. dollars construction and maintenance, 150 U.S. dollars of equipment and travel). Per capita annual direct medical benefit of using the trails was… CONTINUE READING

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