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Wheel Estate: Bike Paths Lift Home Values

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Bicycle-friendly amenities are contributing to a surge in property values  for communities everywhere, marshaled by developments in urban centers and suburban outposts that accommodate “active” transportation. At its core, the bicycle boom is about people choosing a lifestyle that gives them more options and requires less dependence on motor vehicles. Through supporting bike infrastructure, real estate professionals who influence the built environment [buildings, neighborhoods and streets] can play a significant role in creating healthier, more sustainable communities.

16 Bike Paths in the Greater Boston Area That Are Perfect for Spring and Summer

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It is almost springtime and that is the prime time to begin pondering utilizing that bicycle for more than driving to work. Here are 16 trails around the area, from shorter urban ones to more rustic courses that sprawl many miles.