Bikeconomics
Dublin traffic congestion costs economy €350 million per year

Dublin traffic congestion costs economy €350 million per year

The Irish Department of Transport estimates aggravated traffic congestion in the Dublin area is costing the economy an estimated €350 million per year. The Department of Transport’s Economic and Financial Evaluation Unit has undertaken a research project which is looking at…

Research shows national cycle network has saved the UK economy more than €8 billion

Research shows national cycle network has saved the UK economy more than €8 billion

Research by UK based charity Sustrans shows that the national cycle network across the UK has saved the UK economy more than €8 billion (£7 billion). Since the network’s rollout began 20 years ago, the cycle network has contributed to…

New report estimates cycling in the EU creates €513 billion annually!

A new report titled “EU Cycling Economy” estimates that cycling in the European Union (EU) creates €513 billion annually. The report looks at a number of areas where cycling benefits society across the 28 EU member states including health benefits, social,…