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Cycling and sustainability

Author: John Parkin
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald, 2012.
Series: Transport and sustainability, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cycling and sustainability.
Bingley : Emerald, ©2012
(OCoLC)756593002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Parkin
ISBN: 9781780522999 1780522991 1280768991 9781280768996
OCLC Number: 796214794
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 335 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction / Parkin --
Cycling Cultures in Northern Europe: From 'Golden Age' to 'Renaissance' / Trine Agervig Carstensen, Anne-Katrin Ebert --
Women Cycling Through the Life Course: An Australian Case Study / Jennifer Bonham, Anne Wilson --
The Role of Advocacy and Activism / Rachel Aldred Cycling, Urban Form and Cities: What do We Know and How should We Respond? / Kevin J. Krizek --
Network Planning and Infrastructure Design / John Parkin, Glen Koorey --
Evolution of Urban Bicycle Transport Policy in China / Pan Haixiao --
Cycling in Developing Countries: Context, Challenges and Policy Relevant Research / Mark Brussel, Mark Zuidgeest --
Understanding and Promoting Bicycle Use: Insights from Psychological Research / Sebastian Bamberg --
The Benefits of Cycling: Viewing Cyclists as Travellers rather than Non-motorists / Maria Börjesson, Jonas Eliasson --
Private Interventions in a Public Service: An Analysis of Public Bicycle Schemes / Benoît Beroud, Esther Anaya --
Conclusion: Towards a Revolution in Cycling / Dave Horton, John Parkin.
Series Title: Transport and sustainability, v. 1.
Responsibility: edited by John Parkin.

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