Commuting to work is Good for your health
People who bike to work regularly experience positive benefits such as better blood pressure, greater feelings of excitement, high levels of self-confidence, increased stress tolerance, better insulin levels, and more.
In the first year of commuting per bike
215-500 calories during a 30-minute bike ride.
Just 3 hours of biking per week can reduce your risk of heart disease by 50%.
The average annual operating expense of a bicycle is just $308, versus more than $8,000 for a car.
Half of the U.S. population lives within 5 miles of their workplace.
To learn more about the health benefits of commuting to work please check the following links:
- Infographic about the benefits of biking to work
- bike to work infograhic
Some Great Commuter Bikes
Check out RozzieBikes, a neighborhood organization devoted to making the Roslindale neighborhood of Boston a better place to bike.