BICYCLES BY THE NUMBERS

Compiled by Deanna Sherman

60 million

Number of Americans who bicycle at least once a year.

91,000

Number of trips made by bicycle in Tucson.

955

Number of bicycle lanes, routes and paths in Tucson.

5-15

Number of minutes it takes to park a car.

1

Number of minutes it takes to park and lock a bike.

$2,200

Estimated cost to construct one parking space in a paved lot downtown.

$115

Cost to purchase and install one bike parking rack.

3,464

Number of bicycle racks owned by local/private businesses.

13

Number of pounds you can expect to lose in a year if you cycle to work.

$8,410

The amount a family can save in a year by cutting a single vehicle out of their household.

1.7%

Percentage of Tucsonans who ride to work.

Source: tucsonaz.gov/files/ bicycle/commute.pdf

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