This research has examined the attitudes and behaviour of over 1200 cyclists, car drivers, car passengers and taxi passengers making use of joint transport facilities at 5 rail stations and 3 bus Park and Ride sites in England. It has focused on the value of such transport interchanges to cyclists, and the potential that exists for a modal switch from private motorised transport to the bike. These themes are addressed in terms of the composition of this cycling population, their reasons for cycling, the provision of cycle parking and the attitudes of private motorised transport users to cycling. It has revealed that the economic and health benefits of cycling, as well as its convenience, have made it attractive to the cyclist even when alternative transport modes are available. It has also shown the scope and potential for encouraging more private motorised transport users to transfer to the bike. (A)

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