Research Output per year
Cycling and other active travel modes have dominated sustainable transportation policy agenda of many cities worldwide. Cycling is deemed beneficial for individuals’ health and well-being while contributing to liveability. While Amsterdam and Copenhagen are considered frontrunners in cycling, others are only taking their first steps. Tallinn, Estonia belongs to the latter category, setting up their first Cycling Strategy in 2018. Amongst other measures, the strategy aims to make cycling safer and more attractive in the vicinity of schools in order to increase the share of cycling to school to 25% by 2027. This demographic group are seen as a crucial to influence the potential future of Tallinn’s cycling culture. Despite the abundant literature on cycling, there is little to no focus on children in aspirational cycling cities. This research explores factors that influence cycling to school in Tallinn among children in the ages of 13-16. The research includes street observations, a survey (n = 511) at various schools and focus groups sessions with children, parents and mobility experts. The findings support the need for comprehensive strategies including cycling infrastructure modifications and convenient cycle parking facilities together with promotional campaigns designated for children and parents.
|Title of host publication||AESOP 2019 Conference - Book of papers|
|Subtitle of host publication||Planning for transition|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2019|
|Event||AESOP Annual Congress, Venice,2019 - Venice, Italy|
Duration: 9 Jul 2019 → 13 Jul 2019
|Conference||AESOP Annual Congress, Venice,2019|
|Period||9/07/19 → 13/07/19|
- Mobility inequality
- urban planning
The emergence of mobility inequality in Greater Jakarta, Indonesia: A socio-spatial analysis of path dependencies in transport-land use policiesHidayati, I., Yamu, C. & Tan, W., 18 Sep 2019, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 11, 18, 5115.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review
Tan, W. G. Z., Dec 2018, Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN : National and Regional Approaches. Holzhacker, R. & Agussalim, D. (eds.). Brill, p. 210-231 (Political Ecology in the Asia Pacific Region; vol. 1).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter
Kask, Õ., & Tan, W. G. Z. (2019). Cycling to School: Exploring Key Factors Influencing School-Going Children's Mobility Choice to Cycle in Tallinn, Estonia. In AESOP 2019 Conference - Book of papers: Planning for transition (pp. 2621-2635). AESOP. https://www.aesop2019.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/AESOP-Book-of-Papers_compressed.pdf#page=2646