We've installed electronic counters on some key routes to provide better information about the number of trips people are making by bike in Wellington City.
It’s early days, but over time, we want to see how the numbers change as safer facilities for people on bikes are developed, the population grows, and we eventually start to have a connected cycle network. We will also use data from the counters for planning purposes.
The data provides year-round 24/7 counts, showing seasonal variations and changes at different times of day.
Based on other places around the world, we would expect to see numbers start to rise once we have made significant improvements to a route that connects suburbs with the central city.
This will take time, as it is going to take many years to develop a citywide connected cycle network that people of all ages and abilities will feel safe using.
The monthly total represents the number of times we have counted people on bikes. Depending on where you are going you may be counted by more than one counter.
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