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  • Active transportation is any form of human-powered transportation that promotes physical activity; this includes: walking, biking, skating, using a wheelchair, and accessing public transportation. If you do any of these to get to work, school, shopping centers, or anywhere else you travel to and from, then you participate in active transportation.

    Using active modes of transportation is important for a few reasons: it increases routine physical activity, reduces our carbon emissions, and has an overall improvement on people’s health, happiness, and quality of life.

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    OCTA is looking to constantly improve active transportation facilities countywide. Not only do these efforts enhance public health throughout Orange County, but also ensures everyone has access to effective modes of transportation. Bettering sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and green spaces—such as, parks and planting strips—holistically promotes more efficiency and use in multimodal active
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