Wasted squandered spent some more time going through the National Survey of Pedestrian & Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors. More questions, including the glaring so what.
Purpose of bicycle trips
No real surprise here. Most people in the U.S. use the bicycle for fitness, health and recreation. The bicycle remains a piece of sports equipment. Probably still true 10 years after this survey was taken.
Again, no real surprise. Paved roads taking the largest share. This speaks to U.S. infrastructure and lack of choices.
And then there is that perplexing “Other” category.