Years ago commuting via bicycle was reserved for relatively small and quiet European cities like Amsterdam and Copenhagen, indeed many of us when picturing these cities will think of piles of bikes stacked up outside European cafés. But today biking is being encouraged as an alternative way of commuting in some of the worlds busiest and most popular cities like New York and London. It certainly is more popular than ever, but is it safe?
Many bicycle-sharing programs are now in full operation around the world, like New York’s Citi Bike that has over 500 stations and a daily ridership of over 25,000. Such initiatives make a lot of sense, given the majority of commute trips are under three miles, it’s certainly a healthier way of getting around, and biking reduces emissions and road wear.
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