Pucher, J.R. and R. Buehler. 2012. City Cycling. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press. Bicycling in cities is booming, for many reasons: health and environmental benefits, time and cost savings, more and better bike lanes and paths, innovative bike sharing programs, and the sheer fun of riding. City Cycling offers a guide to this urban cycling renaissance, with […]
Pucher, J. and Buehler, R. 2010, “Walking and Cycling for Healthy Cities,” Built Environment, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 391-414. Abstract Walking and cycling are the healthiest ways to get around our cities, providing valuable physical activity for people on a daily basis. These forms of active transport also generate indirect public health benefits by reducing the use […]
Pucher, J. and Buehler, R. 2010, “Cycling to Sustainability in Amsterdam,” Sustain, no. 21, pp. 36-40.
Pucher, J., Thorwaldson, L., Buehler, R., and Klein, N. 2010, “Cycling in New York: Innovative Policies at the Urban Frontier,” World Transport Policy and Practice, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 7-50. Abstract New York has made impressive progress at improving cycling conditions and raising cycling levels in recent years, especially in Brooklyn and Manhattan. The number of […]
Pucher, J., Buehler, R., Bassett, D., and Dannenberg, A. 2010, “Walking and Cycling to Health: Recent Evidence from City, State, and International Comparisons,” American Journal of Public Health, vol. 100, no. 10, 1986-1992. Abstract Objectives. We sought to determine the magnitude, direction, and statistical significance of the relationship between active travel and rates of physical […]
Pucher, J., Dill, J., and Handy, S. 2010, “Infrastructure, Programs and Policies to Increase Bicycling: An International Review,” Preventive Medicine. vol. 50, no. S1. pp S106-S125. Abstract Objectives To assess existing research on the effects of various interventions on levels of bicycling. Interventions include infrastructure (e.g., bike lanes and parking), integration with public transport, education […]