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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.