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Table 3 Distribution of preferences for road categories (x-axis) intersected with preferences for other characteristics (y-axis)

From: Assessing cyclists’ routing preferences by analyzing extensive user setting data from a bike-routing engine

   Calm Infra Main No Preference Overall
Green n 24,887 12,260 876 30,075 68,098
% in column 22.8% 14.3% 7.2% 11.9% 14.8%
% in row 36.5% 18.0% 1.3% 44.2% 100.0%
% in total 5.4% 2.7% 0.2% 6.5% 14.8%
Smooth n 25,161 27,993 5317 39,951 98,422
% in column 23.0% 32.6% 43.5% 15.7% 21.3%
% in row 25.6% 28.4% 5.4% 40.6% 100.0%
% in total 5.5% 6.1% 1.2% 8.7% 21.3%
Green- Smooth n 42,164 29,347 1547 17,385 90,443
% in column 38.6% 34.1% 12.7% 6.9% 19.6%
% in row 46.6% 32.4% 1.7% 19.2% 100.0%
% in total 9.1% 6.4% 0.3% 3.8% 19.6%
No preference n 17,017 16,370 4479 166,341 204,207
% in column 15.6% 19.0% 36.7% 65.6% 44.3%
% in row 8.3% 8.0% 2.2% 81.5% 100.0%
% in total 3.7% 3.5% 1.0% 36.1% 44.3%
Overall n 109,229 85,970 12,219 253,752 461,170
% in column 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
% in row 23.7% 18.6% 2.6% 55.0% 100.0%
% in total 23.7% 18.6% 2.6% 55.0% 100.0%
  1. Road preferences: prefer calm residential roads (Calm), avoid main roads without cycle infrastructure (Infra), prefer main roads (Main); other characteristics: prefer green pathways (Green), avoid bad surfaces (Smooth), prefer green pathways and avoid bad surfaces (Green-Smooth); simple and strong preference summed up. Reading example: the first cell shows that 24,887 requests combine a preference for calm roads (column) with that for green pathways (row). The percentage values show that 22.8% of requests which give a preference for calm roads (column) also prefer green pathways (row). At the same time, in 36.5% of requests preferring green pathways, there is also a preference for calm roads. In total, the combination preferring calm roads and green pathways makes up 5.4% of all requests