We Ride Australia


The COVID dividend for cycling in cities

15 June 2021 | Events, Government relations

Updated 8/7/21 2020 was a year of enormous changes to work and transport in our cities and towns. The June Parliamentary Friends of Cycling event, hosted by WeRide, investigated the economic and transport benefits of the boom in cycling across the country.  The presentations highlighted the substantial economic success of investments in pop-up bikeways and cycle lanes, the job creation as well as the efforts of major business and governments to offer active transport options to commuters who had ‘got back on the bike’ during lockdown – we called this the ‘COVID dividend.’ This is the role of WeRide –…

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