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52.4% of Riga residents satisfied with opportunities to get around on bicycle through the city

03.01.2013

52.4 percent of Riga residents are satisfied with the opportunities to get around on bicycle through the city, according to a survey carried out by the Riga City Council.

52.4 percent of Riga residents are satisfied with the opportunities to get around on bicycle through the city, according to a survey carried out by the Riga City Council.

Out of those surveyed, eight percent said that they are very satisfied, while 44.4 percent said that they are mostly satisfied with cycling opportunities in the capital.

Meanwhile, 32.7 percent of those surveyed pointed out that they are mostly unsatisfied with opportunities to get around on bicycle in the city, while 9.8 percent said that they are very unsatisfied.

The survey also asked city residents about other modes of transport. 62 percent said that they use public transportation at least three times per week, 30 percent said that they get around with their personal automobiles, while eight percent said that they get around on bicycle.

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