Less than half of people in England able to get to work by cycling or walking, finds study

University of Leeds study finds variation in feasibility of cycling or walking to work dependent on the area in which you live

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Despite efforts to encourage more people to cycle or walk to work, there may be a fundamental issue in the way of persuading people out of their cars when commuting. A new study has found that more than half of people travelling to work have no option but use motorised transport.

Research undertaken by the University of Leeds found that cycling or walking to work was not a feasible method of travelling for 56 per cent of people living in England.

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