Citizens have ridden bicycles in hilly locations for over 125 years. Among the hilly cities that are rapidly improving their infrastructure for bikes are Oslo, San Francisco and Vancouver. Add to that cities with hills that are well ahead of the curve in reestablishing the bicycle as transport. Build infrastructure and people will ride. E-bike hype will never cause great numbers of cyclists. Infrastructure will.

Urban playmaker, designer, host of The Life-Sized City tv series about urbanism. Author of “Copenhagenize”. Impatient Idealist.

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