New Yorkers Still Loving Transportation by Bicycle

A young African American man explores New York City with his fixed gear bicycle. One World Trade Center visible in skyline behind him.COVID-19 saw a boost to micro-mobility and to biking in cities and urban areas in particular. Those numbers continue to climb, at least in New York City, where more and more residents, visitors, and commuters are embracing two-wheeled transportation through the city.

“Cyclist counts on East River bridges climbed to an average of 25,431 per day in June, 11.4 percent higher than June 2020, which was already well ahead of pre-pandemic 2019 numbers, according to the Department of Transportation,” reported the New York Post this weekend.

The city is planning to add more bike trails and lanes in the future, as micro-mobility continues its increase in popularity. Read the whole story here.