Cycling popularity changes gear during lockdown and supporters look to capitalise
Whether heading off on a family outing, or just a trip to the shops to top up on supplies, or even for an essential worker’s new way of commuting to work, cycling has been a clear winner of the lockdown.
Cycling advocates are encouraging work to be undertaken to ensure this momentum isn’t lost, and that when cities are fully re-opened, there is enough space for people to continue pedalling.
Research undertaken in Canterbury showed some people used the lockdown to pick up a new form of exercise.
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RNZ: Harry Lock, April 29, 2020