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"We tend to focus on cycling as being cheap, healthy or easy. While if you talk about … the potential exposure to diversity, you can talk about how cycling can lead to a more egalitarian society."

Marco te Brömmelstroet is Associate Professor in Urban Planning at University of Amsterdam and founding academic director of the Urban Cycling Institute. His research focuses on transportation, urban cycling, and social mobility, with a particular focus on policy change and improving city planning.

This podcast focuses on Marco te Brömmelstroet's 2017 research paper: 'Travelling together alone and alone together: mobility and potential exposure to diversity'. The paper explores how different transportation methods impact our social relationships and feeling of 'connectedness' with our community and the environment. 



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