Benefits of cycle commutes highlighted on Clean Air day

Outdoor pollution is linked to around 40,000 deaths a year, and children breath in 30 per cent more

Commuting by bike. Image: Richard Baybutt

(Image credit: Richard Baybutt)

The benefits of choosing to commute by bike have been highlighted as the nation celebrates "Clean Air" day.

The 24-hour period is dedicated to focusing on reducing current levels of pollution was introduced in 2017, with support from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1