There’s a lot of existing evidence that replacing car trips with bike trips would benefit the environment. A 2015 study by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy concluded that a dramatic increase (about 20 percent) in cycling worldwide could “cut carbon dioxide emissions from urban passenger transport by nearly 11 percent in 2050.” See Bicycle Magazine.
Want to Fight Climate Change? Swap Out Your Car for a Bike. Better Yet, a Cargo Bike
Better than just a bike, add a cargo bike. Carries a lot of stuff, plus the whole family. It's replacing the mini-van