Walking and cycling has increased among men, average age, employed, well educated and those without cars, but decreased among women, children and elderly. This suggests that social inequalities play a role in discouraging active transport, the researchers noted in a press release by the American Public Health Association.In addition, the study found that the prevalence of any bicycle among Americans has remained at 1.7 % and the %age of those who have at least 30 minutes of cycling per day, remained at a low less than 1 %.

Improved infrastructure for walking and cycling should be combined with educational programs and promotion to help promote behavioral changes needed to become more active, the researchers concluded.

For the study, researchers analyzed data from 2001 and 2009 national surveys of American families travel and found that the average American has more than 17 feet in 2009 compared to 2001, covering nine more miles each year and has made two trips by bicycle, covering over five miles.

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Americans walked and biked a little ‘in 2009 than they did eight years ago in search of new discoveries.