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Unlock Urban Gridlock - Launch of cyclingmobility a Quarterly Magazine for Professionals Involved in Urban Planning, Cycling Policy, and Mobility Research and Development


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WASHINGTON--March 4, 2011: Coinciding with the National Bike Summit in Washington D.C. (9th to 11th March), the German specialist publishing house verlag moderne industrie (mi) is launching an international journal, cyclingmobility.

"How can larger metropolitan areas and cities get out of gridlock, while improving the quality of life and general health of inner city inhabitants."

cyclingmobility will focus on urban planning, cycling policy, mobility research and development. Best practice examples and case studies from around the world will be shared with a highly selective readership. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the past, present and the all-important future of urban cycling mobility.

The publication is aimed at national, regional and local government officials, urban planners and planning departments, public transportation specialists, architects, cycling officers, cycling advocacy groups and decision makers in the bicycle industry. cyclingmobility will answer significant questions such as, How can larger metropolitan areas and cities get out of gridlock, while improving the quality of life and general health of inner city inhabitants?

cyclingmobility will provide data and insight into possibilities and opportunities to improve the urban environment, plus a wide range of focused and comprehensive reports covering the latest information in research and development, planning, policy and legislation, public health and safety issues from across the globe. The high-quality print journal will also embrace digital channels including an iPad App, a comprehensive website, and social media interfaces such as Twitter @cyclingmobility and Facebook.

Ross Ringham, Editor in Chief of cyclingmobility, explains: "In cities worldwide, from Denver and Washington to London and Seville, bike sharing programs are already popular, encouraging people to use bikes as an alternative to cars, buses, scooters and motorbikes. An ever-increasing number of communities across the globe are developing similar schemes to solve the complex issue of inner city mobility."

He continues: "cyclingmobility will not only deliver city planners and politicians useful and usable information, but will enable more informed decision making within the tourist, courier and bike industries.

This journal will positively influence the economic and environmental issues that cities and policy makers face. That's why we've created cyclingmobility. It's the perfect publication for professionals who have already begun to recognize the importance of this global movement."

As a global mouthpiece for those involved in the future of cycling infrastructure, cyclingmobility will help support, communicate, and be part of the solution by clearly exploring the benefits of adding cycling to the transportation mix. The quarterly magazine will be available on a subscription basis only (including online access), as an iPad App version and can be followed on Twitter.

Subscription cost per year (4 issues incl. P&P), USA 129 USD, CANADA 129 CAD, AUSTRALIA 129 AUD, UK 79 GBP, EUROPE and all other countries 96 EUR. For subscriptions contact: cyclingmobility@vuservice.de