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Biking is on the increase in North American cities although the numbers are still small. Using data from the USA's 52 largest municipalities, the Alliance for Biking & Walking , has found that 1.0% of all trips taken in the U.S. are by bicycle, and 10.4% are on foot (NHTS 2009) but these numbers are slightly higher in large cities (5.0% and 1.0%, respectively). 2.8% of commuters get to work by walking and 0.6% get to work by bicycle. They represent a continuing gradual increase in bicycling and walking in the U.S. But data is scarce and inconsistent. The ABFW says that of the 52 most populous cities surveyed, nine have not completed counts of bicyclists and 15 have no data on the amount of walking. For states, 14 have no data on bicyclists and 16 none on pedestrians. Moreover, both conduct their counts at varying times and frequencies, making it difficult to compare result...

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