Thanks to assertive planning and advocacy, Philly has more bicyclers as a percentage of all commuters–2.1%–than any other major city in the US. Overall, this city is eighth among all large cities, and interestingly, South Philly and Center City are among the top neighborhoods country-wide for bike commuting.
The Urban Age Project is dissecting 9 global cities. The best comparisons, for various reasons, are Berlin, New York, and London. And these tell us there is still more work to do.
Tomorrow in Possible City: Why cycling works in Cambridge, UK