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Rethinking the Urban Bike Map

Rethinking the Urban Bike Map

Nate Wessel, University of Cincinnati
Michael Widener, University of Cincinnati

'Bike maps', commonly produced by city departments of transportation to promote bicycling, tend to speak as though to an audience which engages only in casual recreational riding. In cities which don't have extensive segregated bicycle infrastructure, these maps have relied primarily on the subjective identification of 'bike routes' or 'good' vs. 'bad' streets for bicycling. Such maps are inappropriate for the diverse audience they're typically aimed at. More objective information must be mapped before subjective route-maps can be helpful for specified types of cyclists. Cincinnati is taken as a case study and a largely objective bike map is developed for a broad range of actual and potential bicyclists in it's hilly, urban area with little specialized bicycle infrastructure.

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Nathaniel V. KELSO

October 09, 2014
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  1. Rethinking the Urban Bike Map

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  9. What's wrong with subjectivity? (in a transportation map)

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  11. What is universally true of bicyclists?

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  15. Let's talk about graph theory.

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