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There are many benefits to choosing cycling as your main form of transportation. Cycling to work or to the store is a great way to exercise, feel healthier, experience your neighbourhood and sneak some play time into your day.

In urban areas, cycling is the fastest way to travel 5- to 10-kilometre trips.

Reasons to swap four wheels for two

  • Get to your destination faster (for shorter trips)
  • Help improve local air quality
  • Improve your health
  • Save money

Whether you are a new cyclist looking to get started or an experienced cyclist ready to start commuting by bike, smartTRIPS has great tips and resources to help you get your wheels rolling.