The more that bike lanes multiply in cities, from New York to São Paulo, the more people ride. Over the last decade, bike commuting in the U.S. has grown 62%. But it’s still a tiny fraction of overall transportation.
In order to really get people out of cars, a group of Australian designers thinks we need to fully redesign cities—including the way we make buildings.
“The city of the future should not have infrastructure for cycling,” writes Steven Fleming, an urban design professor and director of Cycle Space, an organization that reimagines bike-based urban design. “It should be infrastructure for cycling.”