Authors & Contributions
Aida Olkkonen

Aida Olkkonen

Aida is a public health researcher at Simple Solutions Planning & Design, LLC in Arlington, Virginia.

Financial Returns for Arlington Transportation Yielding Healthy Sums

If an additional 1 percent of Arlington adults started getting the CDC-recommended levels of physical activity by walking or biking for their daily commute, the annual cost savings would be $7.5 million in the first year due to reduced mortality and $12 million per year due to reductions in lost productivity, workers’ compensation claims, and… Read more »