World bicycle Day today; know date, theme and celebration

Today is World bicycle Day 2024. This day has been observed on May 3 for the last many years. This year, the designated theme for World Bicycle Day is “Promoting Health, Equity, and Sustainability through Cycling.”

The General Assembly of the UNO declared June 3 as the World Bicycle day acknowledging the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle. Bicycle has been in use for two centuries. Besides, it is a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation, fostering environmental stewardship and health.

World Bicycle Day draws attention to the benefits of using the bicycle — a simple, affordable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.

The bicycle contributes to cleaner air and less congestion and makes education, health care and other social services more accessible to the most vulnerable populations.

On 15 March 2022, the General Assembly adopted the resolution on integration of mainstream bicycling into public transportation systems for sustainable development. It emphasized that the bicycle is an instrument of sustainable transportation and conveys a positive message to foster sustainable consumption and production, and has a positive impact on climate.

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