With its blend of practical experience and suggestions for improvement, Planning for cycling is essential reading for urban planners, environmental groups and those researching in this area.
- Describes how creating an effective policy for cycling involves combining improvements to infrastructure with education
- Chapters examine both national strategies and local initiatives in cities around the world
- Examines the complex relationship between cars and cycling and discusses how roads can be successfully shared between these two modes of transport
a matter of speed? Homezones and traffic calming: Implications for cyclists; Developing healthy travel habits in the young: Safe routes to school in the UK; The UK National Cycle Network: A millennium project; Cycling with public transport: Combined in partnership, not conflict; Planning for more cycling: The York experience bucks the trend; Planning for cyclists in Edinburgh; Nottingham; An efficient means of transport: Experiences with cycling policy in the Netherlands; German cycling policy experience; Urban cycling in Denmark; Traffic calming on the national road network to improve cycling conditions in small towns in Poland: The case of Kobylnica Slupska on National Road 21; Padua: A decade to become a cycle city; US bicycle planning; Increasing cycling through 'soft' measures (TravelSmart) - Perth, Western Australia.