More than 1 in 10 workers (13.4 percent), in Belgium, in front of the living room werkrit a regular bike. That is, there are twice as many as the 5-year (or 6.4 percent), years ago. That’s according to figures from the hr-service company Acerta as a result of the Mobility Week.
all cycling Belgian is 41 years old and a 4 month old bike with an average of 9.4 miles to work, about 2 miles more than they did 5 years ago, primarily as a result of the electric bicycle. The city’s public transportation, has won in the last 5 years, growing in popularity at the expense of the car.
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The growing popularity of cycling for commuting to and from work is rising across the country, with Flanders as well as in vehicle: 15.2 percent of the population cycle regularly between home and work. Is a leader in Antwerp, 1 in 5 of the Antwerp employees to bike to work, and in the province Limburg is the fastest growing company. Here, the rate tripled, according to Acerta.
In Wallonia, the bicycle was the least popular choice (by 0.9 percent). No sense in view of the increasing distances and elevation changes. Brussels will 3,73 per cent of employees are regularly on the bike. In 2013 it was 2 per cent. The path is well trodden, according to Dirk Wijns, director of Acerta Consult.
The rise of cycling employees in all age groups except the oldest (+ 63-years of age). This is a 50-something cycling just as often as the less-a 35-year-old. The average age of the working cycle is located at 41 years of age, and 4 months in 2013 was 40 years of age.
In 2013, has lived for three-quarters of riders are within a radius of 10 miles of the work, and by 2018, that group had shrunk to 62 per cent. The group, which has more than 30 miles to work, riding a bicycle, it grew at about the same time, from 5.5 per cent to 9.8 per cent. Due to the success of the e-bike is for the average cycling distance between home and workplace 5 years old increased from 7.3 to 9.4 km.