Increasing Bicycling: It Is Not About Installing More Bike Lanes | Dom’s Plan B Blog

Bike lanes and paths have there place, but for promoting bicycling they don’t work. Here are some suggestions to promote cycling. Caution, they mostly require changing your way of thinking about how we live and work and shop.–Corrie

 

To increase the amount of bicycling, most all of us are convinced that the place to start is to install more bike lanes. More bike paths. More bike parking.

Isn’t it obvious?

It turns out that common sense, in this case, is wrong.

How do we effectively increase the amount of bicycling? New facilities simply will not do it. Plenty of American communities have learned that installing a great many new facilities for bicycling leads to a frustratingly small increase in bicycling.

Why?

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