Thursday, October 29, 2015
THE EFFECTIVENESS AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF IMPLEMENTING BICYCLE LANES IN THE PREVENTION OF OBESITY AND PERMANENT SEVERE INJURY
To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of building bicycle lanes in downtown Toronto, Canada from the government perspective. Bicycle lanes have been found to increase cyclist safety, reduce perceptions of danger, and encourage physical activity. However, while bicycle lanes may provide safety to current cyclists, they may also increase the risk of severe injury among individuals who otherwise would not have chosen to cycle. Read more.