Aside from the cost of a bike, helmet, and / or walking shoes, bicycling and walking are relatively inexpensive activities to start and maintain.
Bicycle / pedestrian commuting can save individuals money on:
> Driving and parking costs
> Transit fees
> Health care expenses
> Health or fitness club membership fees
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Improves Environmental Quality
Cycling / walking is a clean transportation option that:
> Does not contribute to pollution
> Adds zero carbon to the atmosphere
> Reduces noise pollution
> Decreases demand for parking lots
> Reduces water pollution
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Contributes to Personal Health
Cycling / walking is a fun and easy way to:
> Increase exercise
> Spend more time outside
> Avoid time spent in traffic
> Lose weight
> Increase life expectancy
> Meet new people
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