Benedict Book wrote:One of the key findings was that almost half of all cyclists were in just one city — Melbourne. Despite having more residents, Sydney had less than half the bike riders of its Victorian rival.
“The cycle infrastructure in Melbourne is significantly better than that in Sydney and the culture is very different; drivers are less aggressive and there’s a lot more acceptance of cyclists in Melbourne,” said Prof Petitt.
That lack of cycling infrastructure was also revealed by another metric — the number of women cycling.
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