One-third of Amsterdam city trips are made by bike, pressure on parking

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One-third of Amsterdam city trips are made by bike, pressure on parking

One-third of trips made in Amsterdam are by bike, by far the highest percentage in Europe, according to a new report on the economic and health benefits of cycling by the UN’s and the World Health Organisation’s European offices.

Copenhagen is second on the list with a 26% share and Berlin third with around 13%. Most cities on the list hover between 1% and 3%.

The report says over 76 600 people would be employed in green and healthy transport every year and 10,000 lives would be saved if major European cities reached the cycling modal share of Copenhag

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