Modes Of Cycling

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An attention is required in addressing the interactions between transport and global warming; motorized transport is one of the factors that are responsible for global carbon dioxide emissions to the environment. Thus it is essential to encourage other sustainable ways of travel. Cycling is considered an environmental-friendly mode; it is an easy, cheap and clean transport mode that should be encouraged. There should be a clear plan for cycling in every city street; the cities need to be people-friendly rather than car-friendly, thus more liveable and more sustainable. The Netherlands, Denmark and Germany have made bicycling safe, convenient and practical way to get around in their cities. The research brings into focus the importance of promoting…show more content…
In fact, there is an absence of cycling as a mode of transport in the cities ' streets. The probem statement of the research focus upon the absence of a systematic assessment on cycling concerning its contribution to the environment. There is a lack of availability of knowledge for the need of cycling and no data for its required facilities, hence, the absence of studies and projects regarding promoting cycling in the travel network of the cities and encourage people to cycle. Therefore, studying the cases of the pioneer countries and their measures in implementation of cycling within the cities ' streets is needed. The research hypothesis states that cycling has a positive impact on the environment related problems such as solving the problem of the (GHG) emissions resulted from the motorized vehicles. In addition, promoting cycling in cities especially those suffering from congestion and pollution would solve traffic congestion and pollution related problems. Consequently, there is an essential need to put a plan of policies to be applied on the city streets, first to promote the existence of cycling as a mode of transport within the travel network through planned bikeways, facilities and traffic calming measures, and second, to encourage people for a safer, convenient and attractive…show more content…
'Al Zamalek ' is cut by a primary route which is '26th of July ' street, covered by '15th of May ' bridge, the street reaches a width of 18 meters, two ways consist of two lanes each. The rest of the street is occupied by car parking under the bridge perpendicular on the street direction. The streets in are better that many other streets in the city center, however, they are having problems as most of the streets in the city of Cairo, mainly the crowding problem, these
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