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Published on May 12th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Tremendous Bike Ridership in NYC & San Francisco



 
A couple of recent stories on great bike ridership rates on Market Street in San Francisco (75% on Bike to Work Day!) and U.S. Route 9W in New York (47%) are just more signs of a growing bicycle boom. Below are reposts from Planetsave on those above figures:



Bike Boom in NY: Just over 47% of Traffic on U.S. Route 9W (via Planetsave)

  The wide, big routes that Europeans and other countries enjoy when biking are not yet in the US. However, Americans are turning out in amazing numbers in spite of the lack of good routes. “The NJ DOT study shows that during the peak usage time — Saturday afternoon — bicycles make up just…




75% of Traffic on Market Street in San Francisco Bikes on National Bike to Work Day (via Planetsave)

  This is a pretty astounding stat from this year’s National Bike to Work Day — 75% of traffic on San Francisco’s Market Street was bikes that day, according to a traffic count from San Francisco’s organizers. Here’s a graphic from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition: The League of American…


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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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