The diversity of social responses and opportunities that cycling provides to current urban and regional challenges, for better inclusion and people’s empowerment, is remarkable.
The role of grassroots movements and cyclists’ advocates to build community programmes related to bike to school or to work, walkability, sports initiatives, gender issues, culture and the fight for social equality is key.
Public participation events such as cycle day have been effective at getting new riders to try cycling and building community
- The Power of Cycling to Build Community Cohesion and Healthier Cities
- Highlighted the power of cycling to address climate, equity, public health, and build community cohesion