The Resource Promoting walking and cycling : New perspectives on sustainable travel

Promoting walking and cycling : New perspectives on sustainable travel

Label
Promoting walking and cycling : New perspectives on sustainable travel
Title
Promoting walking and cycling
Title remainder
New perspectives on sustainable travel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book uses innovative research methods to examine why so many people fail to travel in ways that are deemed by most to be desirable - on foot or by bike. It proposes evidence-based policy solutions that could increase levels of walking and cycling substantially
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
388.41
Index
index present
LC call number
HE311.G7
LC item number
P66 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Promoting walking and cycling : New perspectives on sustainable travel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Promoting walking and cycling; Contents; Lists of maps, tables and boxes; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Section I. Context; 1. Setting the scene and defining the problem; Setting the scene; Promoting sustainable mobility in Britain; Academic perspectives; Conclusions; 2. Where have we come from? The historical context; How did we travel in the past and what has changed?; The changing role of the bicycle in Britain; The historical dominance and persistence of walking; Conclusions: issues of path dependency; 3. The global context: how is Britain different from other places?
  • Evaluating associations between street network connectivity, access to everyday activities and walking and cycling; Conclusions and evaluation; 6. What do people think about everyday travel in urban areas?; Introduction; What do people say about how they travel?; What do people say about how they would like to travel?; How do people feel and relate to travel?; Conclusions; 7. The place of walking in the urban environment; Why people walk; How people walk; The barriers to walking; Conclusions: building walking cultures; 8. The role of cycling in the urban environment; Why people cycle
  • How people cycleThe barriers to cycling; Conclusions: building cycling cultures; Policy Perspectives; 9. The future of walking and cycling in British urban areas; Strategies for making walking normal; Strategies for making cycling normal; Making it all happen: issues of implementation; 10. Conclusions: issues of society, economy and sustainability; Connecting walking and cycling to wider society; What is working now?; What are the risks of doing nothing?; What could be done?; Concluding comments; References; Websites; Index
  • Urban travel outside the UKPlaces where walking is normal; Places where cycling is normal; Conclusions: Britain in a global context; The research; 4. Researching walking and cycling; The UWAC approach: introduction to the data; The case study communities; The limitations: what the research cannot be used to show; 5. How the built environment influences walking and cycling; Context: the built environment and sustainable travel; The connectivity of the street network and access to facilities; Spatial analysis of travel and transport: principles and problems
Control code
ocn856870711
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447310099
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt1t50360
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b37277960
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856870711
  • jstor1447310098

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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