According to a recent report by Marin County Department of Public Works, biking and walking rates have increased sharply in Marin since 2007. The study reports that weekday bicycling rates increased 57% percent between 2007 and 2011. The weekend bicycling rate increased a staggering 91% between 2007 and 2011.
Pedestrian rates have also increased in Marin. Weekday pedestrian rates increased 33%, while weekend walking rates increased 39 percent between 2007 and 2011. Marin has been part of the federally-funded Non-motorized Transportation Pilot Program. The Program has provided more than $25 million to Marin to promote bicycling and walking as an alternative to driving.
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