I am so excited about this! The City Council of the town I live in just passed a Complete Streets Ordinance requiring all new development to include sidewalks, bike paths and other safe walking options. I had spoken with my city councilor earlier this summer about the idea, suggesting that it would be good for our community. I am so glad they moved forward on it!
Here is a chart about fears - comparing what we are usually most afraid of with what we really should be afraid of. Think about it the next time you make a decision about what to let your children do or what you spend your energies trying to prevent.