The number of bicycle trips made per day by San Franciscans.
The number of bikes counted traveling in the city in 2021.
The number of San Franciscans who are ‘frequent cyclists’.
San Francisco is definitely a bicycle-friendly city, especially compared to other cities in America. Its iconic hills and scenic routes may not be the easiest to navigate on two wheels, but the city is doing what it can for cyclists despite the challenging topography.
– Cyclists must adhere to traffic laws, including stopping at red lights and stop signs. – Helmet use is mandatory for riders under the age of 18. – Bicycles should have front and rear lights during nighttime.
– Cyclists aged 13 and over are prohibited from riding on the sidewalk. – It’s forbidden to obstruct a bicycle path (as it is to obstruct a road). – No cyclist can wear earplugs or headphones that cover both ears.
– As of 2021, there were over 460 miles of designated bike-traffic spaces. This consists of bike lanes, ‘low-stress’ streets, etc. – As of early 2022, there were nearly 300 bike-share stations across San Francisco.
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