How does transportation affect your health? How does it affect the health of your community?
- 33% of US children and adolescents are overweight or obese
- Only 13% of US kids walked or biked to school in 2009 compared to 50% in 1969
- 9% of low income kids miss medical appointments because of transportation
- One in three adults could have diabetes by 2050
- The annual medical costs for obesity in New Hampshire are estimated at $302 million