Bicycle Use in Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France: A Precarious Future? @globalsiteplans #Cycling

Bicycle Use in Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France: A Precarious Future? @globalsiteplans #Cycling

Is the number of people who use the bicycle as a form of transportation becoming larger and larger in the Toulouse metropolitan area? It would appear so based on reading the figures gathered and published by two local bike advocacy groups: Apave in the city of Blagnac and 2 Pieds 2 Roues (2 Feet 2 Wheels) in Toulouse. A 20% Increase In One Year? According to these statements (which the aforementioned associations point out are not scientific studies, but headcounts taken by volunteers) the amount of bicycle users increased by 20% (22% in Pont de Blagnac and 19.5% in Pont-Neuf in Toulouse). For Sébastien Bosvieux from the group 2 Pieds 2 Roues, no real studies exist in Toulouse. “The Toulouse Metropole does one-off counts, but the results are not conveyed to us. They therefore copied a counting procedure implemented in Lille. Everyone says that there are more and more bikes...

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