Vancouver’s Separated Bike Lanes – September Update

Bike Lane in the Rain
A quick update on Vancouver’s separated bike lanes. Last month I wrote about how the lanes were “more popular than ever“, and the trend is continuing. The data for September 2011 is now available, and the bike lanes are still rocking.

September 2010 September 2011
Average Temp 15.0 C 16.1 C
Drizzly Days 5 4
Rainy Days 10 5
Burrard Bridge
(Average Trips)
3322 / day 4103 / day
(up 23.5%)
Dunsmuir Viaduct
(Average Trips)
1291 / day 1469 / day
(up 13.8%)
Dunsmuir Lane
(Average Trips)
1231 / day 1990 / day
(up 61.7%)
Hornby Lane
(Average Trips)
1529 / day

Yes, the nicer weather helped, but if you only look at sunny weekdays, volumes are still up between 10-47%.

Sunny Weekdays September 2010
12 days
September 2011
16 days
Burrard Bridge
(Average Trips)
4328 / day 4781 / day
(up 10.5%)
Dunsmuir Viaduct
(Average Trips)
1783 / day 1905 / day
(up 6.8%)
Dunsmuir Lane
(Average Trips)
1673 / day 2465 / day
(up 47.4%)
Hornby Lane
(Average Trips)
1921 / day

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