Promoting Cycling and Walking for Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Europe and North America

Presented by John Pucher, Rutgers University

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
3:30 PM
Room 2355, Public Affairs Building

2012-2013 Transportation Lecture Series

Join us for a special lecture by Professor John Pucher, who will share his latest research on the promotion of cycling and walking:

What policies and programs are necessary to make cycling and walking safe and convenient for daily travel?

What lessons can be learned from effective walking and cycling programs already in effect in Europe and North America?

What investments and measures are needed to promote safe cycling?

Free and Open to the Public


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John Pucher is a professor in the School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University in New Jersey. For over three decades, he has examined differences in travel behavior, and transport systems and policies in Europe, Canada, the USA, and Australia. Pucher's more recent research has focused on walking and bicycling, and what we can learn from European cities to improve the safety, convenience, and feasibility of non-motorized modes. Pucher has published three books and over 100 peer-reviewed articles in academic and professional journals. His latest book, City Cycling for MIT Press, provides an  international overview of cycling trends and policies:

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