2002-09-17T07:00:00Z Successful cycling planning depends on combining improvements to infrastructure with education. There are chapters examining both national strategies and local initiatives in cities around the world, including such topics as changes to existing road infrastructure and the integration of cycling with public transport. Since education is a critical element in cycling planning, contributors also consider such topics as developing healthy travel habits in the young and ways of promoting cycling. A number of chapters look at the complex relationship between cars and cycling, discussing how roads can be successfully shared between these two modes of transport.
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 educationChapters examine both national strategies and local initiatives in cities around the worldExamines the complex relationship between cars and cycling and discusses how roads can be successfully shared between these two modes of transport