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Sign the Petition to Improve America's Walk Score

Why is the U.S. so far behind most of the world in terms of public transportation?  Here in Boston, a city with public transportation better than many other cities throughout the country, the MBTA is running extremely outdated subways and trains on many of their lines.  And then you go to other parts of the country with little to no public transportation options at all.   

82% of voters say that "the United States would benefit from an expanded and improved transportation system."  [source]  Meanwhile, only 5% of Americas live within walking distance of decent public transit.  [source]

That is horrible.  It's time that a huge change is made.

Sign this petition at WalkScore.com to tell Congress to support walking, biking, and public transit.  

This is the text for the petition:

"Help reduce our vulnerability to oil prices by tripling—or more—the share of funding for walking, biking and public transit.

Build a world-class rail network—both between cities and within them—that links our communities and transports people and goods more efficiently.

Require that roads are safe for everyone using them—including pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users, as well as motorists."

Keep up to date on the Transportation for America blog.