Cycling is an important part of the answer to air pollution and is good for your health.

However, any method of travelling on or next to a busy road in a large city can leave you exposed to high levels of pollution and so it is important to avoid the busiest areas in order to reduce your personal level of exposure.

Which transport option is the healthiest? – Video

Which transport option is the healthiest? – Video

Transport is the main contributor to air pollution in our cities, and how we move around in them can have huge consequences for how much air pollution we are exposed to. The Healthy Air Campaign teamed up with King’s College London, Read more →

Healthy air for the great urban outdoors

Healthy air for the great urban outdoors

This Saturday the Healthy Air London team were at The Urban Outdoors Festival with designer and campaigner, Vivienne Westwood, her Climate Revolution team, and Camden Council. This community festival was a chance to celebrate our great urban outdoors and encourage sustainable and healthy lifestyles to help protect it. Read more →

Cyclists deserve to breathe cleaner air

Cyclists deserve to breathe cleaner air

Weather man Martin Stew recently highlighted how cyclists can be exposed to harmful levels of air pollution along the capital’s busy roads in a report for ITV London. He also outlined steps that can be taken to reduce the negative impacts.

During his normal cycle commute from Streatham into Central London, monitoring equipment showed how Martin was frequently exposed to air pollution over the World Health Organisation’s recommended levels. Read more →

Cyclists’ perception of risk

Cyclists’ perception of risk

Cycling is certainly one of the most environmentally friendly forms of travel – but is that why people are taking to the pedals? And do they understand the added risks they face from air pollution? Read more →

Croydon Cyclists sign up to the Healthy Air Campaign

Croydon Cyclists sign up to the Healthy Air Campaign

Disappointed to see that Croydon’s draft Health and Wellbeing Strategy didn’t once mention cycling, the Croydon Cycling Campaign got in touch with the council and councillors Read more →

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Malachi Chadwick, Cyclist

Meet Malachi – He moved to London 3 years ago. He loves cycling and rides his bike to work and to meet friends across London. Read more →

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