Strava Global Ride to Work Day results

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava users recorded 79,879 bike commute trips on Tuesday, which which the company declared its first Global Bike to Work Day.

Strava commuters logged a total of 1 343 953 km , averaging 16.81 km per ride.

In total, 71,107 hours were spent commuting on the day, with the average commute time per rider being 53 minutes and 41 seconds.

Strava members from 180 different countries were involved, and the company reckons the bike commutes produced a total carbon offset of 514.51 tons. The top countries by participation in Global Bike to Work Day were:

  1. United Kingdom
  2. USA
  3. Brazil
  4. Australia
  5. Germany
  6. Netherlands
  7. Spain
  8. Canada
  9. France
  10. Italy

The day was designed in part to draw attention to Strava’s Metro service, which anonymizes and analyzes the millions of human-powered commutes uploaded to Strava every week, then sells access to the data to urban planners. Currently, over 70 organizations and government agencies are using Strava Metro, including GoBike in Glasgow, University College London, Oregon Department of Transport, Austin B-Cycle in Texas and Vermont Transportation.

Strava created an animated heat map showing the recorded trips on Tuesday.

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