This technical memorandum contains an economic impact analysis of the state of Ohio's bicycling and walking activity. Specifically, this analysis looks at the estimated number of bicycling and walking trips by Ohio residents each year, the estimated number of motor vehicle trips reduced by bicycling and walking trips, and the resulting transportation and environmental benefits. These estimates are intended to demonstrate how investments in Ohio's bicycling and walking network can contribute directly and indirectly to the state economy and improve residents' quality of life. Where appropriate, the estimated benefits are expressed in monetary terms so that the various impact areas associated with bicycling and walking in Ohio can be more easily compared to one another.
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