Benefits of cycling

Improving the cycling experience in Oxford is not only a good thing for cyclists but for everyone. More cycling means less congestion, shorter travel times, cleaner air and less noise.


  • Improves general health, helps to lower both blood pressure and the resting heart rate
  • Helps with weight and stress management
  • Improves fitness
  • Cyclists and pedestrians breathe in less fumes than car drivers
  • Saves you money
  • Produces no pollution so is good for the environment
  • Often quicker to get around in congested areas
  • Fewer cars on the road mean safer roads