04 Dec '17, 9am

Hitting UK cycling targets can prevent thousands of deaths from air pollution – new findings https://t.co/Dw3gBr1Sam

More than 12,000 premature deaths from air pollution would be prevented over ten years, if both England and Scotland reached their respective official goals to get more people to walk and cycle. In addition, there would be £9.31 billion worth of benefits to the economy over the same time period. Sustrans, in partnership with environmental consultancy Eunomia , has today released a first of its kind model to measure air quality benefits from both: reducing motor emissions due to shifting to walking or cycling, and the changes in personal exposure to air pollution. The model aims to support local authorities in making the case for investment in walking and cycling and estimates the contribution of active travel in reducing air pollution – and the subsequent benefits to public health. It found that if the targets to double journeys by bike and increase walking by 300 stages p...

Full article: https://www.sustrans.org.uk/news/hitting-uk-cycling-targe...

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