Cycle Count 2011 – Your Number’s Up!

2011 Cycle Count Results, Your Number’s up!

The results of the 2011 ACF May Cycle count are in, and the numbers are very encouraging! In summary there was an 18% increase on the 2010 figures and an 28% increase on the original 2008 count. Read the full stats (PDF) and our detailed analysis (PDF)

Cyclists are counted at 11 key locations around the city between 07:30 and 09:00, the objective of this is to gain a metric of cycle activity and not to count all cyclists. Why count bikes? Cycle use statistics are important to ACF for three reasons: Quantified cycle use makes it a lot easier to lobby for new facilities in the city. Increasing or decreasing use shows if the (somewhat limited) facilities that exist do work. Statistics can be benchmarked with other cities in Scotland and further afield.

A big thank-you to all who counted for us, if you have any comments on the results, or want to be a “bike spotter” for our next survey (full training is given) please get in contact