Uk government to urged to establish a national walking strategy

Despite the advantages of walking, we are all doing it less, preferring to take the car to an out of town shopping centre than stroll to the local shops, said the report, from the Commons select committee on the environment, transport, and regional affairs. The government has promoted car travel because it is terrified of appearing anti-car.
Zosia Kmietowicz
BMJ Publishing Group Ltd
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7 July 2001
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