Bike Commuting Surges in Portland, Oregon

Fueled by the city's investment in infrastructure, 6.4 percent of commuters in Portland, Oregon biked to work in 2008, an increase of nearly 60% over the previous year.
September 25, 2009, 5am PDT | Tim Halbur
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"[The U.S.] Census Bureau's annual American Community Survey data showed 6.4 percent told the survey that they bicycled to work in 2008. This makes Portland No. 1 in bicycle commuting among the 30 largest cities in the country, the mayor's office said. The percentage of walkers and transit users also rose."

Thanks to Adam Christian

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Published on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 in The Oregonian
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