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Cycling schemes need evaluation

19th October 2010

A paper published in the British Medical Journal has shown that community cycling schemes do not have a dramatic effect on convincing people to travel by bike.

Dr David Ogilvie, from the Institute of Public Health in Cambridge, an author of the paper, told BBC News: "There is no clear message that one approach is better than another. Further controlled evaluative studies incorporating more precise measures are required, particularly in areas without an established cycling culture."

 

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Article Information

Title: Cycling schemes need evaluation
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 16434
Date Added: 19th Oct 2010

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