Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Walkable Neighborhoods Promote Healthy Economy

Posted on by Lindsay Hoffman

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We’ve noted on this blog that walkable neighborhoods promote healthy bodies, a healthy environment, and a healthy lifestyle through the lifespan.  But, did you know that walkable neighborhoods also promote a healthy… economy?  A recent New York City study has found that more attractive walking options nearly tripled retail sales at local small businesses.

Follow the link to learn more:  http://www.everybodywalk.org/read/1096-walk-your-way-to-wealth.html

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