World Bicycle Day is just around the corner and we can’t let it slip without getting some knowledge and information for better understanding. So, we are here with some helpful information that will help you in knowing why people celebrate World Bicycle day. Take a read below to know more:
– World Bicycle Day has been celebrated since 1988, started by the International League of Conservation Photographers (ILCP). Every year it is celebrated on 3 June to create and promote bike and bicycle safety around the world. World Bicycle Day will take place online on 3 June, 14:30-16:00 CEST (Brussels)
– Around 80 countries are celebrating world bicycle day this year by organising bike ride events, promoting bicycle usage through education and many other public activities on bicycles.
– Riding a bicycle is healthy for both body as well as mind. Physical benefits of cycling include improved cardiovascular health, stronger muscles, and better balance, proper calories burning etc. Cycling can also help to reduce stress levels and improve mental health. Through the reduced stress level your mind can be more creative and productive.
– Bicycles also reduce pollution around the world. According to research, countries in which bicycles are used as mode of transportation have the best pollution free air. This is directly beneficial to our health and fitness.
– The bicycle can be the reason for cleaner air and less congestion and makes education, health care and other social services more accessible to most of the population. A sustainable transport system that promotes economic growth, reduces inequalities while bolstering the fight against climate change is critical to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals(SDG).
– Although bicycles have been the mode of travelling in many countries, in India it has less consumption because of new developments in vehicles. But so far if developing countries choose to bicycle as a mode of travelling and transportation it can be beneficial to the world as whole.
These are some that might help you know about World Bicycle Day. Stay tuned for more knowledgeable blogs!