What is Active Transportation?

Active transportation is any mode of transportation that is human powered (e.g. walking, biking, wheelchair, roller blades, skateboard).  Watch this short video to learn more:

As the video shows, there are several benefits of active transportation to individuals and Little Rock as a whole.  Some of the benefits of active transportation are discussed on the Why BikePed? page.  The City of Little Rock has committed to making our transportation network more friendly to these transportation modes through our nationally recognized Complete Streets Ordinance, so one answer to the posed question is that it's safer and more convenient than ever to do so.