In terms of their total number worldwide, pedestrians form a group larger than any other based on shared values, traditions or religion. Walking is the easiest and most accessible form of physical activity, and it has enormous benefits for the human body. Many doctors believe that walking is more beneficial than running or other forms of exercise. Besides its value for health, walking has positive impacts on a person's psychological and emotional state.
Whenever possible, walk or use public transport rather than travelling by car.
Read the factsheet for more information about the benefits of walking.