In one Melbourne case study, half-a-dozen bikes occupying the same space as a parked car generated, on average, nearly four times as much retail spending.
Pro-bike policies can boost local business. In one Melbourne case study, the average hourly retail spending from six bikes was $97.20 compared to $27 from one car occupying an equivalent space.
Cycling could be a major part of the solution to London's transport problems – it's a shame the main mayoral candidates don't see it that way.
The way we get around has been revolutionised over the past half a century. But old habits die hard.
Hazards of city cycling.
City-dwellers consider cycling or walking to work to be part of a healthy routine. But latest studies on air pollution show that nanoparticles – unseen pollutants – are a major concern. In the UK, the…
Men and older people reap the health benefits of London’s bike hire scheme, according to researchers who modelled how injuries…