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BIKENOMICS
Why cycling is good for the economy

Paolo Pinzuti
11 Aralık 2013
7.4 % of the
population

In the EU 27, 34 million people use the bicycle
as their main means of transportation
What does
it mean?
bicycle industry
EU27: 11.5 million bicycles produced per year
EU27: 19.8 k people employed in bike industry

18 billion e...
individual savings
no fuel
no insurance
no taxes
no fix costs
low maintainance costs
no parking costs

4.800 €

annual cos...
fuel savings
2.7 – 5.9 billion € per year*

importing goods might
cause a deficit to the
balance of payments
=
FOREIGN DEB...
congestion
 The average car driver in Istanbul spends 114 extra hours per year
stucked in traffic (source: TOMTOM Congest...
518 billion US$
Source: WHO, 2000

1 million people die
every year in
Europe because of
physical inactivity

1.24 million ...
touring
 2.295 billion cycle tourism trips in Europe per year
 In 2009 4,9 million Germans made a holyday by bicycle spe...
€ 200
billion

GDP of
Denmark

The society makes a net profit of 0,16 € for every kilometre cycled by one of its citizens
...
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‘COZ
CYCLING IS FUN
DUDE!
cycling facilities are not a cost
tourism

retail

health
pollution
congestion
employment

rather an investment
Thanks for your attention
Thanks for yourattention
Paolo Pinzuti

Mail: ilpinz@yahoo.it
Tel: +90 5319428833
Skype: ilpinz
...
Bikeconomics - Paolo Pinzuti - EMBARQ Turkey
Bikeconomics - Paolo Pinzuti - EMBARQ Turkey
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Paolo Pinzuti presented on Bikeconomics at the City of [Bike] for City Seminar held in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 11, 2013. The Seminar was held as part of EMBARQ Turkey's BikeLab project. Pinzuti's presentation was given during Session 3 of the Seminar, "Environmental, Economic and Social Dimensions of Bikes."

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Bikeconomics - Paolo Pinzuti - EMBARQ Turkey

  1. 1. BIKENOMICS Why cycling is good for the economy Paolo Pinzuti 11 Aralık 2013
  2. 2. 7.4 % of the population In the EU 27, 34 million people use the bicycle as their main means of transportation
  3. 3. What does it mean?
  4. 4. bicycle industry EU27: 11.5 million bicycles produced per year EU27: 19.8 k people employed in bike industry 18 billion euro per year
  5. 5. individual savings no fuel no insurance no taxes no fix costs low maintainance costs no parking costs 4.800 € annual cost of the ownership of a car in Italy* *source: Confcommercio (2012)
  6. 6. fuel savings 2.7 – 5.9 billion € per year* importing goods might cause a deficit to the balance of payments = FOREIGN DEBT *source: ECF - Economic benefits of cycling in EU-27
  7. 7. congestion  The average car driver in Istanbul spends 114 extra hours per year stucked in traffic (source: TOMTOM Congestion Index)  Average speed in Italian cities with ordinary traffic: 15 km/h  Average speed in Italian cities during the rush hour: 7 km/h (source: Confcommercio, 2012)  Costs of congestion in Italy: 40 billion € per year (Source: ACI, 2009) Cycling’s contribution to the reduction of traffic into the EU 27: 24,2 billion euro per year Source: ECF 2013
  8. 8. 518 billion US$ Source: WHO, 2000 1 million people die every year in Europe because of physical inactivity 1.24 million people die every year in the world because of road accidents According to ECF’s estimates based on WHO tools, cycling can reduce mortality and generate up to 141 billion € per year
  9. 9. touring  2.295 billion cycle tourism trips in Europe per year  In 2009 4,9 million Germans made a holyday by bicycle spending at least one night outside  Every tourist on the Elbe Radweg spends an average of 66 €/day  Touring Cycling means 12 billion € per year only for Germany value of cycle touring in the EU-27 44 billion €
  10. 10. € 200 billion GDP of Denmark The society makes a net profit of 0,16 € for every kilometre cycled by one of its citizens and the society makes a net loss of 0,09 € for every kilometre driven by car. (Source: Copenhagen bicycle account, 2010) € 200 billion Bikenomics in EU 27
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  12. 12. ‘COZ CYCLING IS FUN DUDE!
  13. 13. cycling facilities are not a cost tourism retail health pollution congestion employment rather an investment
  14. 14. Thanks for your attention Thanks for yourattention Paolo Pinzuti Mail: ilpinz@yahoo.it Tel: +90 5319428833 Skype: ilpinz www.bikeitalia.it

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