Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Build it and they will ride....

What happens when you create safe and effective cycling routes? This from today's New York Times:

Build it and they will ride. That’s the message conveyed in the latest annual estimate of the number of bicyclists in New York City by Transportation Alternatives, which found roughly 236,000 New Yorkers riding each day in 2009, up 28 percent from 185,000 daily riders the year before.

Full article here.

1 comment:

Vance Ricks said...

Nice! I wonder whether it's possible to separate out how many of those new riders are doing less car driving, or instead are using less public transportation.