Survey of bike use in Charleston to help planners

Survey of bike use in Charleston to help planners

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - A new survey confirms what a lot of locals and visitors to Charleston already know: there are a lot of bicycles being pedaled around the historic city.

The city says that an online survey asking about bicycle use received 1,300 replies between early March and the first week in April.

The survey was taken to determine riding patterns and help planners make future decisions about traffic and bicycles.

The survey found that nearly every street on the Charleston peninsula is used by people riding bicycles.

Other places where people ride a lot include Highway 61 in the West Ashley section of the city, on the bridges that cross the Ashley River and on the Ravenel Bridge that links Charleston and Mount Pleasant.

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