Active Versus Inactive Transportation

Until I started a bicycling blog, I had never really heard of the term “active transportation.” The first time I heard this term, I thought it was rather odd. I didn’t know whether it referred to the fact that one was being active by using this form of transportation or whether it meant that the transportation itself was active in some way.

Although I assumed that transportation modes such as bicycling were forms of active transportation, I was surprised to learn that most advocates of “active” transportation consider public transportation to be a type of active transportation. For instance, after checking a few U.S. state government websites, I found the following on Oregon’s website:  Continue reading ….

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