New Data – City

Census Data shows Biking and Walking to Work Bouncing Back

By Ken Mcleod | September 27, 2023
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Earlier this month the Census Bureau released its 2022 1-year estimates for the American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is the only annual nationwide dataset that includes estimates of how many people are biking and walking. It provides estimates for only one type of trip and only counts one mode per person, so its estimates…

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Updated NHTSA Data On People Killed While Walking Shows 40 Year High

By Ken Mcleod | April 25, 2023
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has updated its Fatality and Injury Reporting System Tool (FIRST) with 2021 allowing detailed analysis of traffic fatalities for the years 2007-2021. Looking back further involves compiling data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), but all of the data…

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Data On Data.Bikeleague.Org Easier To Use Than Ever

By Ken Mcleod | August 11, 2022
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There is a lot of data on If you’re looking for a quick overview of bicycling and walking in your city or state, our fact sheets are a great place to start. They are available for all 50 states, and 76 cities that represent the 50 most populous cities in the United States, the…

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Fast Facts: New Fact Sheets Help Highlight Health Data

By Ken Mcleod | June 3, 2022
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In order to understand how your city or state can get more people safely and easily biking, walking and rolling to everyday destinations, and therefore get more people physically active, it is important to know what biking and walking data exists for your city or state. Today, the League is publishing fact sheets on biking…

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Updated City Data On Demographics Of Biking & Walking

By Ken Mcleod | March 5, 2021
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The Benchmarking Project’s data on the demographics of commuters who bike and walk to work have been updated. On the DEMOGRAPHICS OF ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COMMUTERS page you can find and download data on: Low Income Commuters Walking to Work Low Income Commuters Taking Transit to Work Commuters of Color Walking to Work Commuters of Color…

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