The blog Copenhaganeize gathered data on the effects of shifting trips from automobile to bicycle.
51% of trips in the EU made using carbon fuels could reasonably be made on a bicycle.
Of those trips, the highest potential is for shopping.
As e can attest, many many trips in Kyoto are on the bike to the supermarket. All supermarkets in Kyoto are equipped with large bicycle parking lots and attendants.
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