Surprise! People Aged 60-79 Are Behind More Than a Third of the Biking Boom

2 Jul

“The national surge in bicycling since 1995 may have more to do with healthy hips than with hipsters. More than a third of the increase is coming from people between the ages of 60 and 79, an analysis of federal data shows.”

Source: usa.streetsblog.org

Yet another reason to consider incorporating biking solutions, including bike lanes and bike parking, in your community…turns out you won’t just be attracting millennials, but also the baby boomer population. For those boomers who are already living in your community, a safe biking option may encourage “aging in place.” 

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