Walking

The City of Irvine encourages its residents to choose walking as a free and eco-friendly alternative to automobile transportation. Walking is a great way to get to where you need to go and feel good while getting there. Driving can be costly and pollute the environment. By choosing to walk, you can help reduce air pollution and save money along the way. Walking also helps the environment by reducing traffic congestion and excessive fuel consumption.

Walking is not only good for the environment, but it’s also a great form of exercise. Research shows that walking a minimum of 30 minutes a day can help prevent life-threatening diseases such as heart disease and cancer. The City of Irvine makes it especially easy for its residents to get around by walking. Explore some of the great walking trails that the City provides the next time you visit your local grocery store or restaurant.

Walking is a great alternative to automobile transportation, but safety precautions are still necessary:

Pedestrian Safety Tips

Pedestrian Signals

Crosswalks