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What's the cost of cycling vs driving?

What's the cost of cycling vs driving?

Alan DaviesMay 10, 20165 Comments

The social costs of cycling are much lower than those of driving but according to a recent Danish study it's not because of reduced pollution or emissions

Is cycling so successful in Amsterdam because it's as flat as a pancake?

Is cycling so successful in Amsterdam because it's as flat as a pancake?

Alan DaviesNov 24, 201517 Comments

Infrastructure is often cited as the explanation for Amsterdam's astonishingly high bicycle use. And so it is, but what gets overlooked is topography. Hilly cities can't do as well

Which cities in the world are the most

Which cities in the world are the most "bicycle-friendly"?

Alan DaviesJun 9, 201518 Comments

Ho hum. Another week, another list of the "world's best cities", this time ranked on bicycle-friendliness. The problem with the fashion for rankings is most times the lists just aren't reliable

How far can cycling go in Australian cities?

How far can cycling go in Australian cities?

Alan DaviesFeb 3, 201528 Comments

Is there any reason why cycling couldn’t be as popular in Sydney or Brisbane as it is in Amsterdam? Is it just a matter of providing infrastructure and supportive regulatory policies?

Did the Q&A panel get it right on cycling?

Did the Q&A panel get it right on cycling?

Alan DaviesMar 25, 20147 Comments

The idea promoted on Q&A last night that cyclists need to be physically separated from motorists at all times sounds sensible; but it could be a dangerous idea for urban cycling

Is the potential of cycling for cities underestimated?

Is the potential of cycling for cities underestimated?

Alan DaviesNov 25, 201323 Comments

Cycling's usually given a minor role in the future of our cities, but it has two big advantages. One is it's a private mode of transport. The other is it's low cost, both for travellers and tax payers

Should Freo go helmet-free?

Should Freo go helmet-free?

Alan DaviesMay 16, 201224 Comments

Fremantle City Council is proposing cyclists over 18 years of age have the option of riding 

How come the Dutch got cycle paths and not us?

How come the Dutch got cycle paths and not us?

Alan DaviesMay 7, 201219 Comments

A key reason the Netherlands has the highest level of cycling for day-to-day transport in the world is its extensive network of high quality, safe bicycle paths. But it wasn’t alw

Should bicycle lanes be abolished?

Alan DaviesMay 7, 20104 Comments

They are concerned that construction of separate cycling infrastructure, such as Copenhagen-style lanes and on-road lanes, will reinforce the idea that cyclists are not legitimate roa