At the recent City bike committee meeting The Planner offered the monthy counts of bicycles on busses. Looks like it may have been a pretty good idea to finally do that...
From Sept/2005 through Aug/2006: 2676
From Sept/2006 through Aug/2007: 4635
From Sept/2007 through Aug/2008: 4475 (oops, a drop!)
From Sept/2008 through Aug/2009: 6719
Looks to me like freedom begins with a B for a lot of people.