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National Bike Month

May 2017

Bike to School Day

May 10, 2017

Bike to Work Week

May 15-19, 2017

Bike to Work Day

May 19, 2017

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Key Stats:

In 2015, the Census Bureau estimates that nearly 900,000 workers in the United States rode a bicycle to work, up from about 730,000 in 2010 and 620,000 in 2006.

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Note: We modified the table above to highlight the three rows showing bicycle as the means of transportation to work.

 

More Stats:

To commemorate Bike to Work Week and Bike to Work Day in 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau presented a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities with a population of 100,000 or more.

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American FactFinder Table B08006, SEX OF WORKERS BY MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
Universe: Workers 16 years and over, 2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

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American FactFinder Table S0801, COMMUTING CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, United States  (Note: Click Add/Remove Geographies to change your selections.)

American FactFinder Table EC1244SLLS1, Retail Trade: Subject Series - Product Lines: Product Lines Statistics by Industry for the U.S. and States: 2012 Economic Census

Press Release: Biking to Work Increases 60 Percent Over Last Decade, Census Bureau Reports - Nationwide, the number of people who traveled to work by bike increased roughly 60 percent over the last decade, from about 488,000 in 2000 to about 786,000 during the 2008-2012 period.

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