Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline

Increase the proportion of adults who walk or use a bicycle to get to and from places

Baseline: 22.5 percent of adults aged 18 years and over walked or used a bicycle to get to and from places in 2013-16 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Target: 26.8 percent

Target Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

Doing regular physical activity is one of the most important ways that people of all ages can improve their health. Active transportation, like walking and biking, makes it easier for people to fit physical activity into their daily routines. Communities can use built environment strategies, like creating safe walking and biking routes, to increase active transportation.