By John Pucher,Ralph Buehler

ISBN-10: 0262517817

ISBN-13: 9780262517812

Bicycling in towns is booming, for lots of purposes: wellbeing and fitness and environmental merits, time and value discount rates, extra and higher motorcycle lanes and paths, leading edge motorbike sharing courses, and the sheer enjoyable of driving. City Cycling deals a advisor to this city biking renaissance, with the target of marketing biking as sustainable city transportation to be had to every person. It stories on biking tendencies and regulations in towns in North the United States, Europe, and Australia, and provides info on such subject matters as biking defense, biking infrastructure provisions together with bikeways and motorcycle parking, the wide variety of motorcycle designs and motorcycle gear, integration of biking with public transportation, and selling biking for ladies and kids. City Cycling emphasizes that bicycling shouldn't be constrained to people who are hugely proficient, tremendous healthy, and bold sufficient to conflict site visitors on busy roads. The chapters describe how you can make urban biking possible, handy, and secure for commutes to paintings and faculty, purchasing journeys, visits, and different day-by-day transportation wishes. The booklet additionally deals particular examinations and illustrations of biking stipulations in numerous city environments: small towns (including Davis, California, and Delft, the Netherlands), huge towns (including Sydney, Chicago, Toronto and Berlin), and "megacities" (London, long island, Paris, and Tokyo). those chapters supply a better examine how towns either with and with out ancient biking cultures have built biking courses through the years. The e-book makes transparent that profitable promoting of urban biking will depend on coordinating infrastructure, courses, and executive policies.

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