With Australian roads originally built and designed with only motorists in mind, drivers and cyclists are still learning to share.
Because Australian roads were built and designed with motorists in mind, it is easy for Australian motorists to feel cyclists are using 'their' roads and disrespecting the natural order.
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…