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The Correlation Between Bike Lanes and Climate Change

Climate change is a real issue that must be addressed. Many acknowledge reducing emissions as a way to slow the process, but convincing commuters to ditch their cars isn’t always easy. One way to do so is the addition of bike lanes.

Scientists at McGill University found that an increase in bike infrastructures made cycling more appealing. Basically, the more accessible bike lanes are, the more people want to ride. This may seem like an obvious observation, but bike friendly communities can increase ridership up to 171%! That’s a lot of emissions saved. To read the whole article, head over to Momentum Mag.