Cycle routes save Britain £1m per day, report suggests

Since it was launced 20 years ago, the National Cycle Network has reportedly saved the British economy £7bn

Cycle lanes and paths in the UK save the British economy £1m for every day they have been in existence, according to a study commissioned by sustainable transport charity Sustrans.

The National Cycle Network was launced 20 years ago and has so far has saved the economy £7bn, with the vast majority of the savings resulting from the health benefits related to cycling.

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