Infographic: Cycling in Cambridge

This article was published in 2016, in Newsletter 127.

Source: Cambridgeshire County Council Traffic Monitoring Report 2015
Trips into the city from necklace villages and beyond, up 51% from 2005, cars up 2%. There was a 63% growth in cycling trips within the city in 2015 compared with 2004/5. Data from the 2011 national census shows 30% of journeys to work by Cambridge residents are by pedal cycle. For Cambridgeshire as a whole the figure is 9.7%, which is much higher than the average 3% for England. 12 hour count of cycles crossing the River Cam a 69% increase from 2005, cars fell 14% in the same period.