Environmental Benefits of Bicycles

  • Reduces air pollution
  • Reduces noise and congestion
  • Produces less greenhouse gas and less contribution to global climate change
  • Utilizes existing infrastructure, so they are a smaller threat to current undeveloped areas, saving green space.
  • Increases appreciation and vocal support for cities, towns, countryside, natural, cultural, historic and environmental resources
  • Streets where people walk and bike have reduced local crime
  • Bikes cost an average of $150 to use, while cars on average cost $6,000-$8,000 a year