Authors & Contributions

Ralph Buehler

Ralph is an urban affairs and planning professor at Virginia Tech and a co-editor of City Cycling by MIT Press.
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Business Appears to Be Picking Up Near Capital Bikeshare Stations

New research suggests that companies located near Capital Bikeshare stations see an increase in business because of traffic from bikeshare riders. During the 2013 fall semester a group of urban-planning graduate students at Virginia Tech’s Alexandria campus investigated the economic impacts of bikesharing on local businesses. Together with myself and Andrea Hamre, the students used… Read more »

Stuttgart featured

Transport Planning and Policy in the U.S. More Car Oriented Than in Germany

Germany and the United States have some of the highest levels of car ownership in the world. However, ground passenger transportation in Germany is less car dependent than in the United States. Driving for more trips and longer distances makes the U.S. transportation system less sustainable than the German system. Looking at the Washington D.C. and Stuttgart metro regions provides… Read more »

Bike commuting featured

The State of Bike Commuting in the DC Region

The Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center has published “Trends and Determinants of Cycling in the Washington D.C. Region,” written by myself and my co-authors Andrea Hamre, Dan Sonenklar, and Paul Goger. Mobility Lab is further publishing the key findings from this report, in two parts. The first part highlighted our key findings on cycling trends and policies… Read more »

Bike policy featured

The State of Cycling Trends and Policies in the DC Region

The Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center has published “Trends and Determinants of Cycling in the Washington D.C. Region,” written by myself and my co-authors Andrea Hamre, Dan Sonenklar, and Paul Goger. Mobility Lab is further publishing the key findings from this report, in two parts. This part highlights our key findings on cycling trends and policies in… Read more »