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Bicycles now outnumber personal cars in London

In 2022, cycles were the largest category of daytime traffic in London, according to the City of London Corporation’s transportation committee. They have been increasing since 1999, while personal vehicle use has decreased.

Bicycles don’t outnumber other vehicles overall. London hosts a diverse mixture of vehicles, including bicycles, motorcycles, busses, lorries, vans, taxis, and personal cars. Of those categories, bicycles are now the largest. Walking, without a vehicle, is still the primary way most people travel.

A graph showing the proportion of vehicles at 30 locations in the city.

Image credit: Planning and Transportation Committee agenda.

Forbes also has a report on this on this story here.