Most of us still use the car as our primary mode of transport. However, one-quarter of all car journeys are less than three kilometres. Car travel has a very significant environmental cost and impacts negatively on our health and wellbeing. To ride a bike the same distance uses less than one-fiftieth of the energy required to drive. Explore sustainable transport options.
If you have to use the car, those regular trips to work, the market or school can be done with others and you'll have more fun, use less petrol and save money. more »