Seems a bit high to me given the number of cars I see vs bikes on any commute I’ve done. Take the figures with a statistical pinch of salt. However if cycling is increasing it can only be a good thing for everyone.
Pedal power is gaining popularity in Surrey as new figures reveal the percentage of people cycling on a monthly basis has increased.
Department for Transport stats have shown that 20% of Surrey folk ride a bike at least once a month – busting the national average of
Elmbridge boasts the highest percentage of people using pedal power on a monthly basis (24%), closely followed by Guildford and Woking (23%) and Mole Valley and Waverley (22%).
In fact, the percentage of people across the county who cycle at least once a month has risen from 18% in 2010/11 to 20% in 2011/12.
In a bid to encourage more people to ride a bike, Surrey County Council is offering organisations in the Woking, Guildford, Redhill and Reigate areas the chance to bid for funds to install cycle parking. The council is also offering to match fund bids for showers and lockers…
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