Sometimes you just need some good old fashion raw data. In an effort to make high quality statistics easily available to our members we have compiled this running list of statistics. If you have information or links to any good bicycle studies please contact us.
- Bicycling In Bostons Neighborhoods (pdf): MassBike with the Boston Collaborative for Food and Fitness utilized neighborhood youth groups to evaluate the bike-ability of various Boston Neighborhoods.
- Massachusetts Bicycle Facilities Inventory (doc) Prepared for the state by MassBike in 1995, this inventory was the basis for the State Bicycle Plan.
Country Wide Statistics:
- MassBike Bicycling and Health Fact sheet (doc): Facts about bicycling as it relates to health.
- MassBike Bicycling and Environment Fact sheet (doc): Facts about bicycling as it relates to the environment.
- MassBike Health and Environment Fact Sheet Part 2 (doc): Even more good facts about bicycling as it related to the environment and health.
- MassBike Cycling Fact sheet (doc): Some fun facts about bicycling.
- The impact of transportation infrastructure on bicycling injuries and crashes (pdf): a review of the literature
- Fort Collins Crash Study (pdf): Fort Collins is a university town (Colorado State University) about half-way between Denver and Cheyenne along the I-25 corridor in the foothills of the Rockies. They have a predominance of college students which might be a good comparison to metro area of Boston when thinking about demographic of riders. They also get plenty of snow, but are a GOLD bicycling friendly community according to LAB (and so interesting to note that infrastructure is just one part of safety and crash prevention).
- Bicycling and Walking in the United States: The 2010 Benchmarking Report.A report by the Alliance for Biking & Walking shows that lack of investment in biking and walking could be contributing to higher traffic fatalities and chronic disease rates in the U.S.