“City Cycling” Book release pre-order

A new book edited by two renowned active transportation researchers, John Pucher from Rutger Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy’s and Virginia Tech’s Ralph Buehler (keynote speaker at TCAT’s Bike Summit 2009, City Cycling, is available for pre-order at a discount from Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.
Based on the premise that cycling should not be limited to “those who are highly trained, extremely fit, and daring enough to battle traffic busy roads”, the book discusses how to promote cycling for various transportation needs, and includes examinations of cycling conditions in various cities (including Toronto).The book is scheduled to be released in October; more details including a table of contents and full abstract are posted on the Bloustein School’s website. Meanwhile, the European Cyclists’ Federation is working on a series of articles based on topics covered in the book, with interviews from John Pucher. Two have been posted so far; It’s All About ‘High Heels on Wheels’  and Cycle For One Hour and You’ll Live an Hour Longer.

Posted On: June 12, 2012