Chart of the Day: Why are People of Color Interested in Bicycling?

Here’s a chart from a survey and report recently released by Cycles for Change, a Twin Cities’ bicycle empowerment group, showing how people of color perceive bicycling in Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

Here’s one of the survey questions:


The report’s author (and former podcast guest), Melody Hoffman, describes her methods on her blog:

During the community conversations, we spoke with East African, African American, Karen, Eastern European, and Asian American community members. A wide range of ages were represented from youth to middle-aged adults.

Check out the whole thing to hear from people who are rarely asked what they think about bicycling.

Bill Lindeke

About Bill Lindeke

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Bill Lindeke has writing blogging about sidewalks and cities since 2005, ever since he read Jane Jacobs. He is a lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota Geography Department, the Cityscape columnist at Minnpost, and has written multiple books on local urban history. He was born in Minneapolis, but has spent most of his time in St Paul. Check out Twitter @BillLindeke or on Facebook.