Due to European rules, as laid down in the Dutch Air Quality Resolution, problems have occurred on many locations in the Netherlands. Construction of new infrastructure leading to a deterioration of air quality is blocked. Quite often existing busy arterial ro...
Bicycle policies: what is the yield?
Ron Hendriks , Fietsverkeer nr. 19
The social costs/benefits of bicycles can not easily be calculated. Apart from better health, substituting car trips for cycling provides advantages in other fields as well. For instance because cycling has hardly any environmental drawbacks. There is no study that covers all aspects, but adding up a number of substudies clearly demonstrates that the social profit is considerable. The question remains how this profit can be cashed.
Air Quality Resolution, incentive for cycling policy?
Ir. Marien G. Bakker , Fietsverkeer
Survey of content and impact of the Air Quality Resolution on traffic policy, demonstrating there may be chances for cycling policy.
Bicycle and air quality
For Natuur & Milieu (Nature and Environment) (and calculated by CE), it is one of the ten most effective municipal measures for healthier air: invest in bicycle-friendly towns.