Most Energy Efficient Transportation Mode?


Did you know that the bicycle is the most energy efficient transportation mode? It is 3 times more efficient than walking, 5 times more efficient than using the train and 15 to 20 times more efficient than driving a car.

Transport & Mobility Leuven (TML), Belgium, studies the problems that occur with mobility and logistics. TML research focuses on traffic management, transport economics, environment, traffic safety and the consequences for society. This quote is taken from their October 2007 Newsletter. ::Transport & Mobility Leuven

Just thought we'd throw a little more fuel on this particular fire. :-) See here and here for a few previous attempts.

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