Monday, May 09, 2011

Bike Commuting in South Philly & Center City Among Highest in Nation

Our newest report on bicycle commuting in the Greater Philadelphia Region is live.  Mode Shift: Philadelphia's Two Wheeled Revolution In Progress finds that Philadelphia has, per capita, twice as many bicycle commuters as the next-best big American City.  Bike commuting in South Philly and Center City rivals that of Santa Barbara, California.  The full report is available here.
Press releases highlight the report's findings for Philadelphia and for the 9-county region.

News coverage of the report will be linked in our Spin Zone as they arrive.  Two morning hits:


Andrew J. Besold said...

Nice report! The correlation between bikelanes and helmet use is an interesting connection that I never seen anyone make.