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The profile of cyclists in the city of Juiz de Fora.

Authors
  • Castañon, Ugo
  • Castañon, José A B
  • Santos, Marcio P S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Work
Publisher
IOS Press
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2012
Volume
41 Suppl 1
Pages
5866–5870
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0977-5866
PMID: 22317713
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The problems related to the means of transport in urban Brazilians have been getting worse over the years. The increase of the fleet, to the detriment of the adequacy and extent of the road network of cities contributes to this fact. This paper presents a profile of users of cycling in the city of Juiz de Fora, and thus contributes to the study of sustainable urban mobility, providing researchers with information that can guide the search for the encouragement of the use of means of transport to meet environmental needs urban centers that contributes to social equity.

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