Cycling is a story of vast untapped potential. Cycling has been sitting at less than 2 per cent of trips since the 1970s, reflecting our substandard bike network. But studies indicate that many more people would cycle if conditions were safer.
"Creating streets that are safe, navigable, and accessible for everyone—no matter their age, income, or physical ability—is one of a city’s most important, yet most overlooked, responsibilities" Janette Sadik-Khan
"In recent years, problems like climate change and precarious oil supplies have led an increasing number of people to ask whether the end of the automobile age is at hand" Dr Paul Mees, Transport for Suburbia Beyond the Automobile Age