The SF Business Times reports that biking to work has increased by 96 percent since 2006, the year they first started tracking the trips.
The rising tide of commuters on bikes hasincreased demand for commercial real estate close to public transit stations and for bike-friendly buildings. That’s especially true among tech firms with mobile workers who worry about pollution.
“What a long way we’ve come in the past twenty years,” said Leah Shahum, executive director of the coalition. “Community and business leaders recognize, now more than ever, that more people bicycling means a more vibrant, connected city for people living and working in San Francisco.” READ MORE.