There are more cyclists in NYC than ever before


NYC DOT just released their “Cycling in the City” 2016 update. We picked out the best stats and highlighted them below:


  • More than three-quarters of a million New Yorkers ride a bike regularly, a 250,000 increase since 2011

  • It is estimated that over 400,000 cycling trips are made each day in New York City, triple the amount taken 15 years ago

  • Since 2010, NYC DOT has expanded and enhanced the on-street bike network by nearly 300 miles,

  • There are more than 40 protected lane miles, with a record 12 miles installed in 2015.

  • About 86,000 adult New Yorkers, 2.5% of all commuting residents, usually bike to work or school

  • Commuting by bike in Brooklyn has grown 75% since 2010, the fastest of any borough

  • Citi Bike users have grown 23% since 2015