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  1. California’s national rank for federal transportation dollars used for bicycle projects, as of 1997: 36th
  2. Percent of commute trips under five miles in CA: 50%
  3. Percent of all trips under two miles in California: 40%
  4. Increase of bike ridership on Valencia St. since bike lanes striped: 100%
  5. Percentage of SF adults who bike commute regularly, as of 1997: 4% (24,000 people
  6. Expected increase in bike ridership in SF if entire Bike Network is implemented: 100% (48,000 people)
  7. Number of years between the Summer of Love and Bike Summer: 32
  8. Common number of spokes in a bicycle wheel: 32

    Sources: 1: Environmental Working Group, May 1997; 2,3: National Personal Transportation Survey data, 1990; 4: Dept. of Parking & Traffic; 5: David Binder Research, Oct. 1997 poll of 600 SF voters; 6: SFBC predictions; 7,8: Paul Carroll