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There have never been so many cyclists in Budapest

There have never been so many cyclists in Budapest

The Hungarian capital has never seen such a high volume of cyclists in May as in 2022. According to the Cyclists’ Club, traffic was up…

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The Hungarian capital has never seen such a high volume of cyclists in May as in 2022. According to the Cyclists’ Club, traffic was up 38 percent compared to a year earlier. More and more cyclists

Cycling in Budapest has increased significantly compared to recent years. Compared to 2021, cycling traffic in the Hungarian capital has increased by 38 percent.

This information is based on the five traffic counters of the Budapest Transport Centre, 444.hu reports . Bem quay (Bem rakpart) has seen the biggest increase in cyclist traffic. There was a 45% increase compared to May last year. While 110,081 passages were counted in 2021, in 2022, this number is 159,925.

On Hungária boulevard (Hungária körút), there were 40 percent more cyclists. Last year 33,524, this year 46,922 passages were recorded.

There were 37 percent more cyclists on the Museum Boulevard (Múzeum körút). There were 44,607 cyclists in 2021, which increased to 61,294 this year.

On the Árpád Bridge (Árpád-híd), there were 62,511 cyclists last year, compared to 84,104 this year, which means an increase of 35 percent.

On Weiss Manfréd street, there was a 15 percent increase in cyclist traffic. In May last year, 25,222 passages were counted, this year, the number recorded was 28,940. Another big step forward in promoting cycling was the organisation of the three stages of the Giro d’Italia cycling race in Hungary. Croatian PM: Hungary’s dual pricing is a clear breach of obligationsSource: 444.hu

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