30 May '11, 11am
Brits Say Getting Girls On Bikes A Breeze : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger
Brits Say Getting Girls On Bikes A Breeze Photo courtesy Richard Grassick and Beatrice Wupperman via Beauty and the Bike . While in the U.S. the bike revolution is happening, women of all ages and children under 18 aren't equal participants . In fact in the U.S. (aside from pockets like Portland, San Francisco, New York, etc.) the number of women riders is barely holding steady, while the number of kids riding bikes is dropping. In the U.K. however, in 2010 women made up a decent 40% of of all journeys on the country's national cycling network. That's a 13% increase in women riding on the network from 2009's figures. How did they do it? View the entire comment thread.