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Bicycling Renaissance Underway in U.S.

September 13th, 2012 | by Cynthia Shahan

Jumping on bikes, gliding down streets, lobbying for more paths -- more Americans are cruising bike paths, streets, and roads on two wheels. Between 1977 and 2009, the total number of annual bike trips more than tripled in the US. Meanwhile, bike sharing's percentage of all bicycle trips rose from 0.6% to 1%. Twice as many people are biking to work in 2009 as in 2000. What of 2012? Where are we now?

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