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Recession transport: bike sales overtake cars

Recession transport: bike sales overtake cars | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it
The European economic cycle appears to have taken on a new dimension - and it's round. Which countries have seen bike sales outpace those for cars?
Artur Alves's insight:

"Bike sales exceeded those for cars in all but 4 of the 23 European countries we looked at (those were Italy, Spain, Belgium and Ireland). The biggest gap was in the UK where in 2011, 1.3 million more new bikes were sold than new cars were registered. "

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The De-Bikification of Beijing

The De-Bikification of Beijing | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it
Cycling has dropped precipitously in China's capital. Will it ever be popular again?

Via paradoxcity
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