Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Amsterdam, bike-friendliest city

Amsterdam, bike-friendliest city 
Dr Abe V Rotor
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There are 880,000 bicycles - more than the city's population of 800,000, that some streets have so many cyclists on them there are bike traffic jams.

The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities In The World.   
The newly released Copenhagenize Index 2013, produced by the Copenhagenize Design Co., ranked 150 cities around the world on 13 parameters, including cycling facilities, culture, sharing program, gender split, politics, and traffic calming. It also gave bonus points for categories like political leadership.Here are the top 20 cities, each with a score out of 100 points.

Bikers in downtown Amsterdam 

1. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2. Copenhagen, Denmark
3. Utrecht, Netherlands
4. Seville, Spain, Bordeaux, France (tie)
5. Nantes, France, Antwerp, Belgium (tie)
6. Eindhoven, Netherlands
7. Malmö, Sweden
8. Berlin, Germany
9. Dublin, Ireland
10. Tokyo, Japan
11. Munich, Germany, Montreal, Canada, Nagoya, Japan (tie)
12. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
13. Barcelona, Spain, Budapest, Hungary (tie), Paris, France (tie)
14. Hamburg, Germany

  Acknowledgement: Wikipedia, Time 

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