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Building the cycling city : the Dutch blueprint for urban vitality

Author: Melissa Bruntlett; Chris Bruntlett
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged solution to acute, 21st-century problems, including affordability, obesity, congestion, climate change, inequity, and social isolation. As the world's foremost cycling nation, the Netherlands is the only country where the number of bikes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Bruntlett; Chris Bruntlett
ISBN: 1610918797 9781610918794
OCLC Number: 1030342246
Description: xiii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: A nation of fietsers --
1. Streets aren't set in stone --
2. Not sport, transport --
3. Fortune favors the brave --
4. One size won't fit all --
5. Demand more --
6. Think outside the van --
7. Build at a human scale --
8. Use bikes to feed transit --
9. Put your city on the map --
10. Learn to ride like the Dutch --
Conclusion: A word of fietsers.
Responsibility: Melissa Bruntlett and Chris Bruntlett.

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Engaging stories of cycling successes in the Netherlands show how lessons for better biking cities can be (and already are)adapted elsewhere.  Read more...

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"Bruntlett and Bruntlett make the definitive case that cycling cities are livable cities. But unless we all demand more, as the Dutch have and continue to do, we'll compromise our health, the safety Read more...

 
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