District plans are like the rule book for private developers and council planning officers. By getting end of trip facilities like bike parking in district plans, you can help ensure that people who cycle will be encouraged by great bike parking for customers and employees, as well as showers and lockers for employees who run or cycle to or during work. Here’s some help on what to ask for and how to ask for it.
What do we know about Bikelash and how can councils and advocates use that that knowledge to be more successful at getting better biking infrastructure and more people on bikes?
Can bikes save us?
So you want to help end poverty, increase equality, protect the environment and make our cities safer, all while improving your own health and finances? You can do all these – and more – all at the same time by simply riding a bike or being supportive of those that do.
What makes a bike friendly business? Bikes Welcome asked exactly that question and found out what is important to customers who ride bikes.
Change is hard. Cycling infrastructure creates changes which impact people. Sometimes they worry it will be a bad impact and sometimes we see Bikelash. Speakers at the 2017 Asia Pacific Cycle Congress had some advice on managing change, people and relationships.
City planners may focus on biking as a way to reduce traffic but the whole range of benefits include significant opportunities for health, communities and the environment. The benefits of investing in cycling add up to a compelling economic case for biking infrastructure and investment.
‘Future’s Welcome’ is a short film about bike friendly business, and how you can bring a healthier, more sustainable and profitable future into today by creating a bike friendly business. Find out more about how the film was made.