Cycling Booms During the Pandemic

One silver lining to the grim health and economic news connected with the coronavirus pandemic: a healthier, more environmentally friendly form of transportation is reclaiming and expanding its place in our cities — cycling.

Cycling for transportation and healthy recreation has spiked in cities around the nation that are tracking those figures, from New York and Philadelphia, to Minneapolis and Oakland, and points in between. Advocates for green transportation alternatives are already working to build on this development. With transportation now the leading American sector for greenhouse gas emissions, a cleaner transportation future is one key to fighting the climate crisis.

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