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Bike paths, new sidewalks, street lights: Early signs of Obamacare?

Friday, April 16, 2010 - 11:02 AM

(April 15, 2010 - Bronx, NY)  The Obama Administration's healthcare reform bill will be setting up insurance exchanges, making young adults eligible for coverage and ending things like lifetime caps on coverage and exclusions for people with pre-existing conditions.  But it also offers $15 billion for little things to make communities more livable.  Things like parks, bike paths and sidewalks -- ways to get around, be active and hopefully avoid illness.  Marketplace's Gregory Warner takes a walk around the South Bronx to see what change might look like.

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