2. Cycling is relaxing, convenient, and economical
Since cycling is easy, it is fun to cycle. Cycling is an activity and is associated with joy. People who walk or cycle to work are more satisfied, have less stress, and are more relaxed in comparison to the ones who drive. They also experience more freedom.
In addition, cycling encourages social interaction because you are (un)consciously aware of your surroundings. You can also have a high degree of interaction with the surrounding environment. Cycling can bring you door-to-door and offer a high degree of flexibility. Another study shows that cycling improves the mental health of the elderly. Thus, cycling can improve quality of life.
In terms of the economic aspect, cycling is cheap, and it is convenient. It also takes up little space and economically beneficial for the user and the public infrastructure. Moreover, cycling infrastructural improvements lead to faster public transportation and a 45% reduction in car traffic.