The study had two principal objectives.
First, to develop a better understanding of how the design of our towns and cities, along with bicycle technology is shaping older peoples’ experience of cycling. We wanted to know how this affects older people’s willingness to engage with cycling, and ultimately, how this affects independent mobility, health and wellbeing.
Second, to develop a toolkit for policy makers and practitioners (e.g. planners, architects, engineers and designers). This would advise how the places we live and the technologies we use could be better designed to support and promote cycling among current and future older generations in order to improve independent living, health and wellbeing.