Good Magazine has a fantastic graphic comparing state ranking in walking / biking / public transportation / car usage versus obesity rates. It doesn’t pull any punches. Entitled: Driving Is Why You’re Fat, I think it’s pretty easy to guess the outcome of their analysis. Here’s a sample (lower numbers on cars means less driving, lower numbers on others means more of that activity):

Good Magazine - 'Driving is why you're fat'

Go District of Columbia! Have a look at the chart to check out your state. Meanwhile, I’ll be here re-assessing my transportation options…

Oregon seems to do OK – we have a great bike community. As for walking, we’re 13th in the nation.

Oregon

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