Promotion of active travel should be a central component in designing transport policy. Walking and cycling should become convenient and attractive options, enjoying priority in planning, design, and budgeting. Automobile-related infrastructure that hinders active travel modes needs to be removed.
Over half of all car trips could easily be replaced by walking or cycling. Among the many benefits, active mobility offers a huge boost to physical and mental well-being. Urban spaces should be designed to facilitate active modes, and barriers to safe and pleasant walking and cycling need to be removed.