Benefits of many types are expected to come from the creation of a greenway in the Lafitte Corridor:
- Greater access to bike paths and walking trails serves the neighbors and general public by expanding transportation options, increasing public health* and providing much-needed open space in neighborhoods that often lack parks and other recreation facilities.
- Access to trails can provide alternative routes to school for children. There are six reopened schools located within 1/4 mile of the trail.
- Walking paths provide safe places for people to exercise and meet friends.
- Bike paths provide safe routes for commuters on bikes.
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