The document summarizes major factors affecting the level of bicycle use at the local level, and outlines measures to be considered for inclusion in a comprehensive bicycle transportation strategy. Quantitative data on bicycle program effectiveness is reviewed, and evaluation of potential air quality and energy impacts of bicycle strategies is discussed. Implementation considerations are included, such as legislation, institutional structure, and funding sources. Finally, brief case studies of programs implementing bicycle strategies are presented for Davis (California), Madison (Wisconsin), Denver (Colorado), and the states of North Carolina and California.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
  • Corporate Authors:

    ABT Associates, Incorporated

    55 Wheeler Street
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02138

    Environmental Protection Agency

    Office of Transportation & Land Use Policy, 401 M Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20460
  • Authors:
    • Mayo, M F
  • Publication Date: 1979-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 220 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00313207
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA-400/2-79-001 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: EPA-68-01-4946
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 2002 12:00AM