Shifting these short car trips to non-motorized ones, however, will take policy, behavior and perception change, which can only occur if connected networks of safe and protected walking and bicycling facilities are built all across the nation. That means sidewalks, rapid-flashing beacons at crosswalks, protected bike lanes, protected intersections, multiuse trails and more. This report shows that these facilities provide an incredible return on investment in the form of benefits that: Enable more users to connect to their destinations by walking or biking ,Improve people’s health and reduce the cost of health care, Reduce greenhouse gases and oil dependence , Encourage economic investment in our communities