15,900 cyclists identified during the day on Wednesday.
16,200 September 7.
According to data recorded by the eco-counteur site, the cycle path that runs along the left bank of the Rhône in Lyon is the busiest in France and even in Europe.
With more than 2.5 million passages recorded since the beginning of the year, it is a hair ahead of the one located on Boulevard Sébastopol in Paris.
And outclasses that of Freiburg, Germany.
"A fully-fledged mode of travel"
“The figures speak for themselves, welcomed in a press release the ecological mayor of Lyon, Grégory Doucet.
This new record testifies to the changes in the ways of life and movement of the inhabitants.
"" This shows, on the one hand, that the bicycle is increasingly becoming a means of transport in its own right, including for commuting, on the other hand, that the investment of 100 million euros that we are programming for the construction of the Voies Lyonnaises network meets the expectations of the inhabitants of our territories, ”adds Bruno Bernard (EELV), the president of the Lyon area.
The community presented its future express network of cycle paths on Wednesday by unveiling the 13 lines that will serve 49 cities in the metropolis.
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