Costs and Benefits of Bicycling Investments in Portland , Oregon Thomas Gotschi

  title={Costs and Benefits of Bicycling Investments in Portland , Oregon Thomas Gotschi},
  author={Thomas Gotschi},
Promoting bicycling has great potential to increase overall physical activity; however, significant uncertainty exists with regard to the amount and effectiveness of investment needed for infrastructure. The objective of this study is to assess how costs of Portland's past and planned investments in bicycling relate to health and other benefits. Methods: Costs of investment plans are compared with 2 types of monetized health benefits, health care cost savings and value of statistical life… CONTINUE READING
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