There are times when walking won’t cut it, perhaps because your destination is a bit too far, or because you're in a rush. For these situations, consider biking instead of jumping in the car. Bikes are much cheaper to buy and maintain than a car, and they don’t take up much space. In addition, you can easily weave through traffic congestion, possibly making it a quicker alternative during rush hour.
And although we said that walking is more energy-efficient than driving, biking is even better. Some estimates say that biking is 50 times more efficient than driving, and that the bike is one of the most energy-efficient transportation mechanisms devised by humans.
Bikes also don’t take a lot of resources to manufacture compared to cars, and they don’t add pollution to the air or contribute to global warming.