Some referenced Australian datasheets state the same thing.
You can download these from The Cycling Promotion Fund:
- Economic Benefits of Cycling for Australia
- Bicycles are good for Business
- Cycling is Good for Communities
- Environmental Benefits of Cycling
- Health Benefits of Cycling
Go to www.cyclingpromotion.com.au –> Resources –> Research Publications
Simon, you could ask Port Adelaide Enfield if extra bicycle parking is possible. Phone 8405 6600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The first thing you have to consider is that the economy is the MOVEMENT of money. If there is less money there is less likely to be movement of it. The big benefit that I can see is that instead of spending money on fuels that are bought from overseas companies, and thus sending the money overseas and "not around here" the money moves around the local area, thus "improving the economy." Not rocket science- just understanding the big words like Vegemite....