Bike to Work Week may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to adopt a new two-wheeled commute. An increasing amount of travelers are looking to take advantage of the health and environmental benefits that come with biking instead of driving. Plus, more and more urban planners are trying to find ways to make their metropolises more biker-friendly.
The infographic below gives a snapshot into the current state of the commute, along with a by-the-numbers breakdown of how saddling up can positively impact both your own health and the planet’s. Throw some brand new, fashion-meets-function Levi’s® CommuterTM gear into the mix, and you really can’t lose.
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Sources: 1 American Community Survey; 2 Sierra Club; 3 Fietsberaad; 4 Copenhagenize Index; 5 International Bicycle Fund; 6 Ilovebicycling; 7 Sierra Club; 8 Environmental Protection Agency; 9 Environmental Protection Agency; 10 Sierra Club; 11 Environmental Protection Agency