by Jenna Gardner
It’s time to start moving smarter. Moving smarter means changing the way we get around in order to create a more sustainable world. How do we do this? We change our mode of transportation. When people think of the word transportation, most people think of a car. Other modes of transportation include rail, air, transit, non-motorized vehicles, bicycling, and walking, but Lancaster Green Infrastructure highlights the importance of just two of those modes. Bicycling and walking are two of the most “green” ways to get around. Lancaster Green Infrastructure plans on creating a guide/plan to implement walking and bicycling into the county’s transportation system. Transportation planning can be used to promote green infrastructure goals through approaches such as encouraging the use of alternative modes of transportation that reduces impacts on natural resources (Green Infrastructure, 2011).