The Economic Benefits of Bicycle Infrastructure Investments

This paper emphasizes the impact bicycle tourism and the bicycle industry can have on local and state economies, points out the need for bicycle facilities, addresses the cost effectiveness of investments, describes the benefits of bicycle facilities for neighborhoods and central business districts, and pinpoints the cost savings associated with a mode shift from automobile to bicycle. The evidence demonstrates that investments in bicycle infrastructure are cost effective methods of generating tourism, supporting businesses, and enhancing communities and shopping districts. These investments in bicycle infrastructure make good economic sense.

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  • English

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  • Media Type: Web
  • Pagination: 10p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01142075
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 6 2009 3:41PM