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Study shows more Americans are walking

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UNITED STATES - It turns out that more people are walking at all hours of the day. A new study shows more Americans are getting out and walking.

The data shows a steady increase in walking over the past decade for both transportation and leisure.

 Experts say walking is an easy way for people to get exercise. They suggest communities find ways to encourage walking through street design, parks, and walking trails.

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