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2017 Bike to Work Day Survey Results

bike to work 2017 downtown bike stopEach year Albuquerque participates in Bike to Work Day (BTWD), which is meant to raise awareness about commuting by bicycle and serves as a day to encourage people to trade four wheels for two. In recent years, the Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) in collaboration with BTWD organizers, developed and distributed a survey to BTWD participants to collect data about bicycling needs, collect general perceptions of bicycling in Albuquerque, and identify specific strategies to make Albuquerque more bicycle friendly. As more data is collected, the survey can gauge changes in perceptions about bicycling in Albuquerque and serve as a reference for future survey data.

In 2017, there was an overall perception that Albuquerque was improving its bicycle friendliness. Comments underscored the impact of dedicated bikeways and trails. Also, survey questions helped to identify concerns and barriers for people bicycling and understand specific areas for further outreach at future events.

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Snapshot of Key Findings

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See also: MRCOG's Bicycle & Pedestrian Program



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