Cycling in Scotland up a third, according to report

329 milion vehicle kilometres were travelled by bike in Scotland in 2013, up 32 per cent since 2003, but cycling makes up just one per cent of journies made

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Cycling in Scotland has grown by a third since 2003, but as a main mode of transport bikes still only boast a one per cent share with 329 million vehicle kilometres travelled in 2013.

A report, published by Cycling Scotland, shows that the volume of cycling has increased by 32 per cent in the last 12 years. Over 34 per cent of households nationwide have access to one or more bicycles, with Glasgow the lowest proportion on the list with 23.1 per cent.

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