Residents hop on 2-wheelers as bike usage grows

Crowded residents are making the choice to hop on two-wheelers more often, according to city statistics.Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the number of peoplecommuting by bike

NEW YORK - Crowded residents are making the choice to hop on two-wheelers more often, according to city statistics.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the number of peoplecommuting by bike is up 62 percent since the spring of 2008. Andit's up 262 percent overall since 2000.

The DOT says it recorded 18,809cyclists per day this spring.AP wires contributed to this report.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

At least seven alleged gang member were arrested 1 7 arrested after gang takedown in the Bronx
We asked Bronx residents if they believe in 2 Word on the Street: Extraterrestrial life
Filming has started on a new movie starring 3 The Buzz: Kevin Hart movie shoots in the Bronx
VIDEO: Chopper 12 over fatal car accident on 4 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over fatal car accident on Cross Bronx Expressway
5 VIDEO: Interview with parents of Bronx teen who died on mission trip

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE