Walking is a safe, pleasant way to get around Vernon. The city offers an extensive sidewalk and pathway network that is growing every year. Vernon residents consistently express their desire to have a more walkable city. By focusing on creating places that are safe and pleasant to walk in, we can realize the vision the community has for the city.
A walkable city provides many benefits to its residents:
- Lower greenhouse gas emissions
- Greater mobility for seniors and youth
- Higher levels of fitness, and lower stress
- Safer streets
- Fewer cars on the road