Cycling is quicker than driving and riders are exposed to less pollution, studies show

Two sets of statistics published this week highlight the benefits of cycling

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Driving in urban areas is slower than cycling, according to figured published by the Department for Transport (DfT) on Thursday.

On the same day, researchers released data from a Leeds study that looked into air pollution, finding that cyclists breathe in less traffic related pollutants than drivers.

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