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 Hague
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, and Portuguese among others.
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 highlights:
- Daily cycling practices – from commuting to touring
- Cycle infrastructures – from bicycle lanes to bike parking
- Bike users – from activists to tourists
- Policymaking – from politicians to traffic engineers