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Cycling in Peterborough helps you, your pocket and the planet

Cycling in Peterborough helps you, your pocket and the planet

Commuting, saving or just for fun … cycling in Peterborough offers it all Peterborough’s On Ya Bike project is powering through autumn and into winter,…

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Commuting, saving or just for fun … cycling in Peterborough offers it all Peterborough’s On Ya Bike project is powering through autumn and into winter, as it aims to get people to ditch the car and embrace two wheels instead.

On Ya Bike, funded by LNER’s Customer and Community Investment Fund, is all about encouraging more cycling in and around Peterborough – whether that’s on your daily commute to work or college, out to meet friends or simply as a way to explore the great outdoors.

For the planet We all need to do our bit, and tiny changes add up to big differences. Research shows that even a one day a week cycle cuts down on our own carbon footprint. Swap one car trip a day to a bike ride, and every one of us will reduce our carbon footprint by about 0.5 tonnes over a year!

You will also be helping ease congestion in Cambridgeshire , making it a more enjoyable place to live and work.

For your pocket

Running a car costs an eye-watering amount of money. With fuel prices peaking at over £2 a litre part way through 2022, coupled with insurance, road tax, maintenance and, of course, the initial outlay, car ownership doesn’t come cheap. Want to save money and feel better? Swap to a bike, and the savings are instant – there are no fuel or parking costs at all, and buying brand new can cost as little as a few months at the gym. […]

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