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Cycling has positive impacts both for cyclists and non-cyclists alike, helping to reduce pollution and congestion and improving health and economic factors with just two wheels.

Cyclists are ready to let you in on a little secret: cycling makes both you and your community happier and healthier. That's right: cycling has positive impacts even on non-cyclists.
(You're welcome).

In a new report commissioned by British Cycling, Dr. Rachel Aldred of the University of Westminster points to data around the world that points to the benefits of cycling, certainly for the cyclist yes, but also for cities and communities that make significant investments in cycling infrastructure.

Read: The new wonder drug? Cycling, some advocates say at Urbanful.

Photo: Cycling is popular in Amsterdam, where everyone does it. Art Shotwell photo.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,564 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

287 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
34,545 Fully Vaccinated
49,322 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

355,387 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,292 Hospitalizations

5,362 Deaths Statewide
1,765,245 Fully Vaccinated
2,677,748 Initial Doses Given

Updated 8 pm, April 15, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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