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Vitality from walking and cycling
Authors:Tuuli Rantala, Pasi Metsäpuro, Terhi Luukkonen, Kaisa Karhula, Kalle Vaismaa & Jorma Mäntynen 
Location:Print Tietotalo, Tampere 
Publisher:Transport Research Centre Verne, Tampere University of Technology 

63.00 €

The promotion of walking and cycling is a key question when improving the vitality of our cities. This book brings together information on walking and cycling for the base of urban planning for planners and decision makers. The book will hopefully increase enthusiasm and knowledge on how to develop walking and cycling conditions in cities. The book is divided into two parts. Part one describes the effects of improved pedestrian conditions to business life, city centre transport system that promotes walking and the principles of pedestrian traffic planning. Part two includes chapters on the potential of bicycle commuting based on geographical information, the principles of bicycle network planning and the best practices for cycle path winter maintenance.