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FROM
OCTOBER 9 - OCTOBER 27, WALK MORE AND TRACK YOUR STEPS IN
MONTGOMERY COUNTY'S TRANSPORTATION MANAGMENT DISTRICTS 
Benefits

The Walk & Ride Challenge 

The Challenge will help raise awareness among employers, their participating employees, and Montgomery County community about the benefits of walking.

Employers benefit from a healthier workforce. When employees walk more, often they can:
  • Reduce their employer's healthcare costs.
  • Reduce absenteeism.
  • Enhance their productivity thanks to reduced stress.

Employees benefit from walking by:
  • Improving their cardio-vascular health.
  • Improving their mental alertness and managing stress levels.
  • Improving their metabolism and managing their weight.

The community benefits because:
  • Every employee who walks or takes transit to work eliminates a vehicle from local traffic.
  • Eliminating vehicles from traffic means fewer emissions and better air quality.
  • Reducing traffic enhances the quality of life for all in Montgomery County.
 
Walk and Ride information shown on hover www.montgomerycountymd.gov/commute - 240.773.BWTW (2989) Better Ways to Work - Montgomery County Commuter Services Walk % Ride
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