Bikeconomics

Cycling Benefits: For Individuals

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,…

Cargo Bicycles: A potential transport option for Irish businesses

You may have noticed that cargo bicycles are a growing presence on Irish roads. More families are choosing to purchase cargo bicycles as a transport option for children & more business owners are choosing cargo bicycles as a way to…

Nelson Street Cycleway – Auckland, New Zealand

In 2015 Auckland Transport opened the first phase of an Auckland City Centre cycleway called the Nelson Street Cycleway (Maori: Te Ara I Whiti, translated as, and commonly known as Lightpath). Part of it utilises an old motorway off ramp which has…