Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs

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By the Guardian, June 11, 2018

Danish-Canadian urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen busts some common myths and shows how the bicycle has the potential to transform cities around the world

(...)Why Copenhageners cycle

Most residents cycle because it is quick. Only 1% cite concern for the environment as their primary reason. This shows it is a mistake to focus pro-cycling campaigns on environmental benefits, says Colville-Andersen