Monday, December 2, 2013

Cycling infrastructure means new pathways for all

Check out this video of cycling infrastructure, or 'infra,' in the Netherlands. A leader in bike- and pedestrian-friendly communities, Dutch culture is equally friendly in terms of universal access. Both stakeholders that use wheelchairs and cyclists find common cause in advocating for safe routes that connect neighborhoods, communities and recreational amenities.

As Idaho's statewide Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) and other mobility planners explore options to expand transportation choices, keep this video in mind. To learn more, call Erik at 208.331.4706.

Who else benefits from Dutch cycling infrastructure?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSGx3HSjKDo

(Photo: Chuck Humel)
Some ingenious ways to combine bike and wheelchair commuting with friends and family:
(Photo: tmannetje.nl)
See also: http://www.frankmobility.com/duetfeat.php

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