Tube Times Index Compiled by Denise Woodward

  1. Percent of San Francisco residents who commute by bicycle, as of 1998: 3-4%
  2. SFBC's goal for percent of SF residents who commute by bicycle by 2010: 10%
  3. Percent of central Amsterdam residents who commute by bicycle: 53%
  4. Percent of Amsterdam residents who own a car: 30%
  5. Percent of car-free households in San Francisco: 26.9%
  6. Percent of car-free households in Jersey City, New Jersey: 34.25%
  7. Percent of all trips taken by bicycle in Sweden's urban areas: 10%
  8. Percent of all trips taken by bicycle in the U.S.: 1%
  9. Percent of all trips taken by car in the U.S.: 84%
  10. Number of bicycles produced worldwide in the year 2000: 101 million
  11. Number of cars produced worldwide in the year 2000: 41 million
  12. Number of bicycles bought worldwide during the 1990s: 960 million
  13. Number of cars bought worldwide during the same time: 370 million

Sources: 1, Binder Research Poll, 1998; 2, SFBC staff; 3, 4, an Amsterdam newspaper; 5, 6, U.S. Census Bureau; 7, 9, 11-14, Earth Policy Institute; 8, 10, Transportation Quarterly.