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Bay Area bike commuters transportation mode share and gender split for 2012

Last year, we looked at bike commute numbers for San Francisco Bay Area cities as estimated by the US Census American Community Survey. The numbers for 2012 are now out, so let’s see how these cities fared.

SF Bay Area bike commuters of the year

Each, the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission selects a bike commuter of the year from each of the nine counties in the Bay Area. For San Francisco County, the winner is your friend and mine, John Murphy.

Bay Area bike commuters

I’ve been commmuting by bike for a about 20 years, but nowhere have I seen more regular bike commuters in the U.S. than in the San Francisco Bay Area. Even though mornings have been chilly lately, I still see several dozen bike commuters every day. Here’s a sampling of photos just from yesterday and today. read more »

Free coffee for bike commuters

Attention San Jose bike people: I put $40 in the pot just for you at Bel Bacio Il Migliore Caffè in Little Italy, and there’s still at least $30 available for you to spend. Please spend it today. Show up with a bike, ask for a “sospeso for bike train” and get a free coffee read more »

Bike Buddies for commuters

I’ve been talking a lot about “bike train” lately as a group of us launch this group ride for commuters in San Jose. “Bike buddies” is another program used to encourage newcomers to try cycling to work. The Safe Routes to School people call the bike version of their Walking School Bus a bike train. read more »

The Atlanta Half Inch Avalanche Bike Commute

Ask and you shall receive I put out a call a little while ago for the obligatory “crazy cyclist on ice covered streets” news photo from Atlanta, and Janice in Georgia pointed me to Mike Weigand’s video showing his cyclocross bike commute through Atlanta yesterday morning. He commutes 6.5 miles. For the snow, he mounted read more »