Obliteration of footpaths by development

Other Names:
Disappearance of walking trails

Since the 1930's, urban development has obliterated 30% of America's footpaths. Some 200,000 miles of trails led through national forests in 1940: only half as many remain.

Related Problems:
Uncompleted sidewalk repairs
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST