Cycling Cities

Cycling Cities traces cycling experience and policy over hundred years

Cycling Cities: The European Experience

Hundred Years of Policy and Practice

Editors: Ruth Oldenziel, Martin Emanuel, Adri Albert de la Bruhèze, Frank Veraart

Publisher: Foundation for the History of Technology and Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society

256 pages, 100 illustrations, 15 graphs, full colour

Cycling Cities, a richly illustrated book, analyzes 100 years of urban policy, use, and practice in 14 European cities in 9 countries, now expanded with our new Your-City-Next series with Arnhem-Nijmegen, Munich, The HagueJohannesburg, and RotterdamOrder here

We are pleased to announce the African initiative! Please, contact Njogu Morgan.

Why did some capitals and business centers become real cycling cities and others not? Cycling Cities: The European Experience has gained traction in the news, including The Guardian. Reviews have appeared in Dutch, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese among others. The city of Teheran has translated the book in Farsi.

Cycling Cities: The European Experience   traces how policymakers, engineers, cyclists, or community groups have made a difference since the early twentieth century.

Cycling Cities covers: The Netherlands: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Enschede, Eindhoven, South-Limburg; Belgium: Antwerp; Denmark: Copenhagen; Germany: Hanover; Sweden: Stockholm, Malmö; Switzerland: Basel; United Kingdom: Manchester; Hungary: Budapest; France: Lyon.

The publication includes photos (ca. 100); tables (ca.100); graphs (11); maps (10); and info graphics (9)

Cycling Cities is for everyone interested in sustainable urban mobility. It is an invaluable resource for the growing global community of policymakers, social groups, students, and teachers.

Cycling Cities   marks the launch of a major international research program for Sustainable Urban Mobility (SUM).

Cycling Cities: Copenhagen