THE MOBILITY THAT WE ASSOCIATE WITH THE PRIVATE CAR HAS MERGED WITH APOCALYPTIC IMAGES OF TOWNS THAT HAVE COME TO A COMPLETE STANDSTILL

Rohan Kini Uncategorized

The words above are from a book titled cycling: the way ahead for towns and cities, written by J. Dekoster, U. Schollaert, published by the European Commission (EC).

This EC handbook stems from the idea that the worst enemies of the bicycle in urban areas are not cars, but long held prejudices. It therefore corrects some of the prejudices connected with the use of the bicycle as a regular mode of transport in the urban environment. It also suggests some simple, inexpensive and popular measures, which could be implemented immediately.

The bicycle is a simple solution to some of the world