WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Department of Transportation says bike ridership is up in Washington.
WTOP-FM reports the department compiled statistics from 19 locations. An average of 95 cyclists went by each hour. That’s compared to the 35 cyclist recorded per hour in 2004.READ MORE: Family Believes Shark Bit 12-Year-Old Girl In Ocean City, Official Says Incident 'Wasn't An Attack'
The city has also made it easier for bikers to get around in the past eight years. In 2004 the city had 14 miles of bike lanes. Today the city has 57 miles of bike lanes.READ MORE: Korryn Gaines Estate Reaches $3M Partial Settlement; Legal Claims For Son Kodi Left Unsettled
The department study also discovered that 77 percent of cyclists in the city are male.MORE NEWS: At Baltimore School, U.S. Education Secretary Urges People Put Aside ‘Mask Fatigue’ and ‘Politics’ and Bring Students Back To Classrooms
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