The best-kept secret of Dutch biking: The Dutch hardly bike at all

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It shows the number of kilometers the average Dutch person bikes per day, in cities of various sizes.

Summary: No matter where people live, it comes out to about 1.2 kilometers year after year after year.

That’s three-quarters of a mile.

Is this an error? I asked around for a comparable estimate at the national level. As of 2017, that estimate is 2.5 km. So, 1.5 miles per person per day.

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