I don't know about you, but I love walking outside on Autumn days. Making sure we have safe spaces to walk and bike in our community helps all of us be active and lead a heart-healthy lifestyle. You may have heard about the bond referendum on this year's ballot. What you may not have considered is how those bonds would help you live healthier!
There are four bonds that, if passed, will provide many investments in our community - from adding sidewalks and bike lanes to expanding our parks and developing neighborhoods. These investments can help build a healthier Greensboro.
Nearly 80% of US adults and 75% of adolescents do not get the recommended amount of physical activity each week. Research consistently shows that the way communities are built influences whether or not people are active.