Indeed, earlier this month, NPR’s Lauren Frayer reported that Spain, which has long had a love affair with cars, is embracing the bicycle: For the first time on record, Lauren noted, bicycles outsold cars in the country.
Besides the recession, that reduce car sales. Other reasons I believe is that they have great cycling culture, also both cars and cyclists sharing the road responsibly.
The latter is something we have yet to achieve in Singapore. And as a cyclist, our cycling woes with cars will never end.