Canada has seen an increase in people turning to cycling and away from commuting via car or bus. In Toronto, some neighborhoods report that over 20% of their citizens using bicycles as their main form of transportation. With this increase in bike use, there has also been a surge in cycle and motor vehicle collisions.
Bicycles have been around for hundreds of years. Until recently, they were primarily used for leisure and exercise activities. New developments in technology, mass desire to help the environment, and concerns about personal health have helped to make bicycles more popular than ever before. Each year, more and more drivers are ditching their cars to
Why should communities across the country embrace initiatives focused on increasing biking and walking? As it turns out, riding a bike and walking have demonstrated a wide range of benefits. Embracing biking and walking campaigns can bolster personal health, help American communities thrive, and protect the environment. Advocacy campaigns for bicycling and walking should be