How usable is the city for older bicyclists?
AuthorsJenny Rosenkvist, Helena Svensson and Anders Wretstrand
SessionF3. Universal transport
Date and Time2014-06-18, 13:10 - 13:30
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The aim of this paper was to examine how useable and inclusive the city is from the perspective of older bicyclists. Methods used were quantitative questionnaires and qualitative focus group interviews. Participants were people aged 65 years or older. The results showed that respondents were fairly satisfied with the transport infrastructure design. However, other road users seemed to complicate cycling, e.g. as communication and interaction between other road users was perceived as difficult and poor.