Cycling stuck at 5% on Burrard Bridge

Despite millions of dollars spent on separated bike lanes on the Burrard Bridge cyclist account for only 5% of bridge crossings.

5pct 2009 to 2012

City of Vancouver used to report Burrard Bridge bicycle volumes on their website.  Yet since 2010 when their data showed that there is no increase in cycling on that bridge after bike lanes were installed they stopped this practice.

It took repeated requests for this information and multiple delays for divisionvancouver City Hall to share traffic counts on the Burrad Bridge for 2011 and 2012 (until end of September 2012).

This updated data set confirms that there is no increase in cycling as a result of building separated bike lanes on the Burrard Bridge.

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More accidents

Greater congestion and pollution

No change in cycling

source: City of Vancouver, raw data provided through the links below

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6sfCUNTUwP9SVVUa0VzblJPRGs/edit

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6sfCUNTUwP9QlRQQ1dTcFgyZE0/edit

http://former.vancouver.ca/projects/burrard/documents/stats_burrard_bridge_2009_2010.xls

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