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Karin Ryberg

Karin Ryberg

Karin Ryberg has a M.Sc in Space science, and a background in technical development and combustion, always with the best outcome for the environment on top of her mind. For about four years now, she has dedicated her days to get more people to get on their bikes and travel more sustainable, and to get them to stop using their cars out of habit. As a regional developer it is important to get a higher share of sustainable trips, for the environment, for public health, and not least for equality.  Let’s change the world together!

Abstract

UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL FOR COMMUTING BY BIKE IN REGION VÄSTRA GÖTALAND, SWEDEN

During 2018, a study of the potential for commuting by bike was made by Region Västra Götaland. The study showed that more than 37 % of the inhabitants could reach their workplace by bike in less than 30 minutes. The current share of bicycling in the region is about 7 %.