05 Jul '11, 10pm

Bike-Friendly? Check the City's Mass Transit System

Bloomberg News The bike access provided on Caltrain between San Francisco and San Jose exceeds that in any other major American city. The car being boarded takes 40 bikes; each train has two bike cars. Two things about my colleague Christine Haughney’s article on the reluctance of New York-area women to become bicycle commuters were striking. One was the main reason cited: fear. (Excessive sweating followed.) The second was an accompanying graphic with data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey indicating which cities have the most bike commuters and from an Australian study looking at gender differences in bike commuting. Scanning the leader list of this country’s bike commuting meccas — Portland, Ore., Minneapolis and San Francisco — made me wonder if there was a corollary between the percentage of commuters who pedal to work and the degree to which the mass...

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