Good.What were you expecting anyway?Is this the socialist vision of progress.
Boris is a socialist now? You learn something every day
Otherwise expressed as a 15% increase over three years.Your graph is dishonest, because 100% is impossible to achieve (all journeys in London by bicycle). Sorry, that's a data visualisation fail.Better to plot something like cycle journeys per capita per year against other cities, or something.
Okay, well in Munich 14% of all journeys are made by bike and in Amsterdam it's 38%.I'm sorry but whatever way you look at it, increasing cycling trips from 1.9% to 2.2% is not a 'revolution'.
Well, exactly. The point is the graph is bad, not the underlying data. The white space from 2.2 to 100% is trying to make a point, but there isn't enough data shown in the graph to do that fairly.Plot Munich and Amsterdam as comparators and you've got a much stronger graph, and a better point.
No, your claim was that the graph was dishonest. It isn't.
I'm no fan of Boris, but an increase of 15% over three years seems alright to me. Obviously more needs to be done, and faster, but I'd be interested to hear how fast you think would be fast enough - especially given that you've built a clearly very partisan graph. I haven't done any research, but how fast is cycling growing in other cities? Wouldn't that be a fairer measure of progress?
Even if you take out the white space and only plot as far as 2.5%, there's still very little sign of a revolution going on.
So you've gone from claiming the graph is dishonest to claiming that it's "partisan".It's amazing what somebody can read into two bars with no commentary underneath it.
Two different Anons. Sorry about that.
I really should just turn the anonymous option off of the comments.
If as seems likely, that TfL have been sticking pollution to the roads in order to bias the air pollution measurements [http://is.gd/leKIlc], then I find it extremely hard to give credence to any statistics that are issued by them which aren't traceable to a checkable and objective source.
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