Active Transportation

3.3 TASK: Environmental- Advocate for Transportation

What Is Active Transportation?

Active transportation is any human powered mode of transportation, the most common are walking and biking. Active transportation in a great way to stay in shape. However, active transportation is also a great way to help your environment. Active transportation may also increase your social interactions, by meeting new people and just being around more people. Active transportation also reduces

the amount of

cars on the road which reduces congestion. The fewer amount cars, the less greenhouse gas emissions. Active transportation will also help one save money on gas and parking.
Active transportation is for ANYONE. Active transportation is a great alternative to driving, public transportation, and carpooling.

Sources

"Institutional Links." What Is Active Transportation? Public Health Agency of Canada, 4 Nov. 2014. Web. 15 May 2016.

This website is very reliable, it is sponsored by the Canadian government. The article is fairly recent. No bias is shown and the website is funded by the citizens of Canada.

"The City of Portland, Oregon." Active Transportation RSS. The City of Portland, Oregon. Web. 15 May 2016.

The city of Portland website is a great resource. It is very reliable and valid. The information is very relevant and recent. The website cites it's sources in their articles.