"As the world keeps urbanizing, people’s health will increasingly suffer from environmental pollution and from sedentary lifestyles that do not allow for enough physical activity. Meanwhile, resource depletion will accelerate. Local transportation systems that encourage biking and walking could be a powerful antidote to these harmful trends, however. There are encouraging signs of more bike use already, including the creation of bike trails, rising popularity of bike tours, and more doctors encouraging elderly patients to bike more often."
Magazine "The Futurist"