Infographic: Protected Bike Lanes Register Significant Jump in Ridership (City by City numbers)

June 3, 2014 at 5:15 pm

via People for Bikes

The first multi-city academic study of U.S. protected bike lanes has dropped, and a series of anecdotes have formed a very clear trend line: when protected bike lanes are added to a street, bike traffic rises — by an average of 75 percent in their first year alone, for the eight projects studied.

Moral of the story: If you are a city administrator, build protected bike lanes and see riders happily switch from their cars to bicycles. Fewer traffic choked streets. Read the full story here.

Image via People for Bikes.

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