In the online Atlantic Magazine’s The Daily Dish article Taking Up Space, writer Richard Florida posted the following photographs which illustrate the amount of space taken up by different kinds of transit – bicycle, bus and car:
According to the article each transportation footprint is:
- 90 sq. m for 71 people to park their bikes.
- – 1000 sq. m for 72 people to park their care (avg. occupancy of 1.2 people per car).
- – 30 sq m for the bus.
Some food for thought…