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Dutch Cycling More Often to Work

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (25 May 2000)–Together with the car, the bicycle is the most popular means of transportation from home to work in the Netherlands. Not too surprising. However, according to the latest statistics by the research organization CBS and published by the Dutch trade organization RAI, nearly a third of all commuters use bicycles. In […]

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (25 May 2000)–Together with the car, the bicycle is the most popular means of transportation from home to work in the Netherlands. Not too surprising. However, according to the latest statistics by the research organization CBS and published by the Dutch trade organization RAI, nearly a third of all commuters use bicycles. In comparison, a little more than half uses their cars). Noteworthy is that just one in ten make use of Holland’s extensive publication transportation network. Those who commute by either cycle or walking usually live within five kilometers of their work. The average care commute is 20 kilometers each day. Striking is that those with higher educations opt more often for publication transportation as well as for bikes for short distances. (JW)

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