Join the safety of hundreds of others swapping their commute by car for a commute by bicycle instead. Enjoy the benefits of financial savings versus the costs of running a car, while positively contributing to the environment.
As car traffic and road pollution has reduced during these strange times, why not give cycling to work a go? Half of our first deck is dedicated to bicycles (plus motorbikes and mobility scooters)*. Cycling to work allows people to maintain social distancing whilst getting much needed outdoor time and exercise.
Not only that, but research published from the University of Cambridge suggests that if more people cycled to work after lockdown deaths from heart disease and cancer could sharply reduce. Cyclists were 20 per cent less likely to die early, compared with those who drove, and 24 per cent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease, which includes heart attacks and strokes. They also had a 16 per cent reduced rate of death from cancer. Read more….
Portsmouth City Council have introduced new cycle safe roads free from cars as part of emergency transport plans to create more space for people to social distance whilst they run, walk and cycle the following roads are closed:
Plus the seafront roads are closed between two sections:
For detailed maps and more information follow the links:
* In order to maintain safe social distancing during the trip we request that passengers do not remain on the bike deck, but move to the lounge for the duration of the crossing.