The number of bikes in the streets of Stockholm have ben increasing fast and steady for several years. Latest surveys shows that this positive trend continues. Politicians has also recently realized the incredible possibility's that lies with increased city biking and are now planning to invest big bucks in bicycle infrastructure.
The payback time of such investments should be very short when considering factors such as improved mobility, lower costs for car infrastructure, lower air pollution, lower noise pollution, decreased health problems and increased feeling of well being for the citizens of Stockholm.
DN have a good article on the subject it is worth reading mainly as it includes a few wise words from fellow bike blogger Elin Bandmann from Put the fun between you legs.