Commuting

Information, events and cycle commuting advice to help you have a healthier and happier start to the day with 'Active Travel' to work or school

Cycling or walking to work has been proven to have a variety of benefits to individuals and the local community as well as having positive impacts on the environment and the local economy. There are the obvious health benefits of cycling every day plus a few more things to think about:

  1. A middle aged cyclist is typically as fit as someone 10 years younger and has a longer life expectancy
  2. Regular cyclists are typically slimmer and lighter than non-cyclists
  3. Cycle commuters on average take 1 less absence from work due to sickness every year
  4. Regular cycling can improve mental health and help to combat a stressful day
  5. People who commute by bike regularly admit to being more productive and happier at work
  6. Cycling to work will save you money on fuel and car parking fees
  7. Fewer people driving to work will reduce CO2 emissions and air pollution and create a healthier environment for you and your family 
Benefits of cycle commuting
Benefits of cycle commuting