Published on May 12th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan1
Tremendous Bike Ridership in NYC & San Francisco
May 12th, 2012 by Zachary Shahan
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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