By creating more sidewalks and mandating the existence of sidewalks in all commercial and residential developments throughout the nation, more individuals will become regular pedestrians. Yes, something so simple as having a safe place to walk will encourage more Americans to drive their cars less. Less driving means less pollution.
The following is a great website to find out more about sidewalk improvement and creation efforts, www.saferoutesinfo.org.
Write to your congressman today and tell them that you want them to support the maintenance and creation of more sidewalks.