Alan DaviesMay 10, 20167 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
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
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
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?
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
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
Alan DaviesMay 16, 201224 Comments
Fremantle City Council is proposing cyclists over 18 years of age have the option of riding
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
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