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Cyclists and walkers have shortest commutes, study finds

Cycle commuters and walkers have the shortest commuting times, a new study has found. According to analysis published by the Trade Union Congress (TUC), on average cyclists spend 44 minutes a day travelling to work and walkers spend 29 minutes.  However the analysis also revealed an increase in journey times for …

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New online tool demonstrates health and financial benefits of cycling to work

Cycle Republic’s new “Cyculator” tool is offering commuters the chance to evaluate their personal financial and health gains from avoiding public transport and driving.  The company has used Google Maps’ API to build an interface calculating the daily and annual overheads of commuter journeys. For example, a year of commuting …

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Cycle to work and you’ll live longer and healthier, finds study after study

Analysis of commute modes of more than a quarter of a million British workers found that cycle commuters had 41 percent lower chance of dying over the five-year study period than people who drive to work. Many previous studies from around the world have reported similar findings but this study …

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Meander Apparel launches multi-functioning commuter jacket

Scottish lifestyle and performance brand Meander Apparel has launched a new multi-functioning commuter jacket. Available on crowdfunding website indiegogo.com, the product has been designed to offer both style and functionality, suitable to “the style conscious commuter of the weekend adventurer”. According to Meander, as part of the company’s sustainable brand …

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Halfords’ Cycle Republic stores to offer cycle parking for commuters

A select number of Cycle Republic stores are to soon start offering secure cycle parking for commuters. However, the operator of a cycle-parking service that operated in London for nearly ten years has said that although this is a "good thing to do" it will "lose money." Phil Cavell and Julian …

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