People who bike to work have a mortality rate 41 percent lower than people who take transit or drive, and are also significantly less likely to develop heart disease and cancer.
Cycling Benefits – Health
The Healing Cycle 2017 June 11th for the 13th annual ride supporting hospice palliative care in Ontario. Brampton Fall Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd. Caledon. People with life-limiting illnesses have the right to die with dignity, free of pain and surrounded by their loved ones. Through our annual Healing Cycle Ride, the Healing Cycle Foundation raises funds for hospice palliative care programs in Ontario, enabling them to provide quality end-of-life care for people with terminal illnesses and their loved ones. Early…
For many Minnesotans cycling is nothing more than a Sunday frolic, but a new report finds that the state’s bike industry produces $780 million in annual economic activity, 5,519 jobs and millions of dollars in health care savings because of reduced obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Source: Cycling in Minn. creates jobs, cuts health spending, state finds – StarTribune.com