Happy Bike to Work Day! Thousands of people, including the Mayor, are pedaling to the office today. In celebration of San Francisco's biggest biking day of the year, I decided to forgo my usually wordy diatribe on how great biking in SF is (it is!), and instead let the numbers do the talking. Here are a few stats to get you excited about the big bike day. Happy pedaling!

Increase in number of people biking in San Francisco in the last five years: 71%

Number of people biking in a two hour stretch on 11th and Market: 1,173

Percentage of morning traffic on Market and Van Ness on last year's Bike to Work Day: 75%

Official SF City goal of percentage of trips by bike by the year 2020: 20%

Current percentage of trips in SF by bike: 3.5%

Miles of new bike lanes added since the injunction was lifted: 23

Number of on-street bike corrals on San Francisco streets: 15

Miles SF2G (San Francisco to Google) riders commute by bike one way: 40

Total number of Energizer Stations set up around the city today to fuel bike riders: 27

District Supervisors who rode their bike today: 10 out of 11

San Francisco’s ranking of best cities to live car free: 1

Note: All bicycle count numbers come from SFMTA bike counts. The CIty conducts counts annually at 23 locations citywide, and on Bike to Work Day at Market and Van Ness.