Re-posted from the Geography Lives blog
The Tour de France is one of the world’s sporting mega-events and its temporary colonisation of the roads of Sheffield will inevitably give cycling an unprecedented profile in the city. Can it, though, be expected to help get more people out of their cars and on to their bikes?
Read more on the blog: Can the Tour de France help get more people out of their cars and on to bikes?
Building future systems of velomobility is a chapter in Sustainable practice: social theory and climate change, edited by Elizabeth Shove and Nicola Spurling and published by Routledge, London in 2013
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Journal of Transport Geography 2012.
In this article, I explore the potential of theories of practice to inform the socio-technical transition required to adequately decarbonise the UK transport system. It develops the concept of ‘systems of practice’ to better enable practice theory to deal with broader processes of change.
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