Chart of the Day: Per Capita Bicycle Miles Travelled 1949 – 2013 (UK)

 

UK bicycling distance traveled 1949-2013

Distance cycled in Britain annually since 1949, adjusted for population change, up to 2013.

This is an interesting chart that really puts things into perspective. It’s from the UK, but I’d bet that the US numbers aren’t dramatic departures from this kind of pattern.

[Via Mark Treasure @aseasyasriding, stats from “ DfT table TRA0401 and ONS population statistics” (whatever that means).] 

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2 Responses to Chart of the Day: Per Capita Bicycle Miles Travelled 1949 – 2013 (UK)

  1. Kevin Krizek
    Kevin July 4, 2014 at 8:15 am #

    Bill

    Nice find. Where did you get this from? And, do you know the y-axis?

  2. townmouse July 6, 2014 at 4:42 pm #

    You need the annotated version to really enjoy it properly http://waronthemotorist.wordpress.com/2012/04/20/that-cycling-revolution/

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