A project to identify the problems and the potential of supermarket bike parking in Edinburgh and the Lothians, and hopefully to prompt action to improve things. Although the project is labelled ‘supermarket’ we hope the outcomes will also provide ideas for local shops.
1609 Supermarket Survey by Peter Hawkins Although not part of our project, Peter did a valuable survey of supermarkets in his area, inspired by our Shopping by Bike competition. Competition Entry [one page]. Full report.
1507 Survey report [pdf 412k]
1505 Example map displaying some of the results [link]
1504 Ideas for future action [doc 18k]
1503-> Discussion of the project on Cycling Edinburgh Forum
CityLab report on 12 studies around the world – showing how local business often benefits from bike lanes
Why Businesses Want Bike Riding Customers – article from Momentum magazine, with links to evidence sources
Cycling and the Economy – extensive CTC briefing, covering national and local aspects