Cycling and sustainability

The book explores the reasons for difficulties in making cycling mainstream in many cultures, despite its claims for being one of the most sustainable forms of transport. The topic is looked at from the varying perspectives of people, the environment and the economy with multi-disciplinary contribut...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Parkin, John
Format: eBook
Published: Bingley, U.K. Emerald 2012
Series:Transport and sustainability
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Collection: Emerald Business, Management and Economics eBook Collection Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • ch. 1. Introduction / John Parkin
  • ch. 2. Cycling cultures in Northern Europe : from golden age to Renaissance / Trine Agervig Carstensen, Anne-Katrin Ebert
  • ch. 3. Women cycling through the life course : an Australian case study / Jennifer Bonham, Anne Wilson
  • ch. 4. The role of advocacy and activism / Rachel Aldred
  • ch. 5. Cycling, urban form and cities : what do we know and how should we respond? / Kevin J. Krizek
  • ch. 6. Network planning and infrastructure design / John Parkin, Glen Koorey
  • ch. 7. Evolution of urban bicycle transport policy in China / Pan Haixiao
  • ch. 8. Cycling in developing countries : context, challenges and policy relevant research / Mark Brussel, Mark Zuidgeest
  • ch. 9. Understanding and promoting bicycle use : insights from psychological research / Sebastian Bamberg
  • ch. 10. The benefits of cycling : viewing cyclists as travellers rather than non-motorists / Maria Börjesson, Jonas Eliasson
  • ch. 11. Private interventions in a public service : an analysis of public bicycle schemes / Benoît Beroud, Esther Anaya
  • ch. 12. Conclusion : towards a revolution in cycling / Dave Horton, John Parkin