Creating bicycle Infrastructure creates more jobs than roadwork

    Hold on to your helmets. A Philebrity post gives a nod to a City Fix report that it actually creates more jobs than road maintenance projects.

    A case study from the Political Economy Research Institute, “Estimating The Employment Impacts Of Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Road Infrastructure,” examines job data from 2008 in Baltimore, and proves that there are 11 to 14 jobs per million dollars of spending on bike and pedestrian projects, compared to the seven jobs created through spending on road infrastructure.

    No word on whether this report will impact the demand for more bike infrastructure in Philly.

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