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Old 08-28-12, 09:16 PM
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State by state statistics on commuting

Does anyone have any good reference sites for state by state bicycle commuting statistics?
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Old 08-29-12, 08:19 AM
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got google?

https://www.bicyclinginfo.org/facts/finding-data.cfm
https://www.bikesbelong.org/resources...on-statistics/

you might be better off searching state by state. here is something for MASS
https://massbike.org/resourcesnew/bicycle-statistics/
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Here's a good chart for the period 2000-2010 for the US.
https://public.sheet.zoho.com/public...largest-70-2-1

I suspect some of the number might be up a bit in the last several years.
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Old 09-16-12, 12:53 PM
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The American Community Survey used to have a table called "COMMUTING CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX" that contained the mode share of cycling as the main mode of transportation to work. But I'll be danged if I can figure out how to get that by state now that they have "upgraded" the site. You can try to to see if you can get it to work here: https://www.census.gov/acs/www/
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The National Household Travel Survey's (last couple) have information on work (trips) among other types for all modes (car, transit, walking, bicycle, etc...)

The data is readily analyzed with a statistics package such as R. If interested, I can provide you some scripts to get started.
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Old 09-17-12, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by The Human Car View Post
The American Community Survey used to have a table called "COMMUTING CHARACTERISTICS BY SEX" that contained the mode share of cycling as the main mode of transportation to work. But I'll be danged if I can figure out how to get that by state now that they have "upgraded" the site. You can try to to see if you can get it to work here: https://www.census.gov/acs/www/
As with the NHTS, I just mentioned, the ACS data can be downloaded as csv (text, comma separated values). It too can be analyzed easily with a statistics package such as R. Again, I can provide some scripts to get you started. Send PM
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Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That would help a lot. Though I found when working with government if there is no direct link to the data you quote they tend to not believe you. :/
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I commute. That's enough statistics for me, lol!
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Can you point to how to get the CSV file? That would help a lot. Though I found when working with government if there is no direct link to the data you quote they tend to not believe you. :/
ACS data:

https://www2.census.gov/acs2010_5yr/summaryfile/
https://www2.census.gov/acs2010_5yr/s...te_All_Tables/

NHTS
https://nhts.ornl.gov/download.shtml

This page has the data in four formats; SAS Windows Binary, SAS Transport, DBase, and csv
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