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Cycling in Scotland 2005

DescriptionThe Scottish Executive commissioned TNS Travel and Tourism to collect information on cycling use and attitudes towards cycling in Scotland that could be compared with previous research conducted in 1997 and 2001. A total of 2067 in-home interviews were conducted during the months of April and August 2005, which included 697 adult cyclists and 827 child cyclists.
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Website Publication DateJanuary 26, 2006

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TNS Travel & Tourism
Scottish Executive Social Research
2005
ISBN 0 7559 2882 2 (Web only publication)

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CONTENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
MAIN RESULTS
PROFILE OF CYCLISTS
FREQUENCY OF CYCLING
REASONS FOR USING A BICYCLE
TRIP DETAILS
BENEFITS OF CYCLING
BARRIERS TO CYCLING
INFLUENCING FACTORS
CONCLUSIONS

CHAPTER ONE: BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
METHODOLOGY

CHAPTER TWO: SUMMARY OF MAIN FINDINGS
BICYCLE OWNERSHIP
REASONS FOR NOT OWNING A BICYCLE
PROFILE OF CYCLISTS
FREQUENCY OF CYCLING
REASONS FOR USING A BICYCLE
USE OF A BICYCLE HELMET
TRIP DETAILS
BENEFITS OF CYCLING
BARRIERS TO CYCLING

CHAPTER THREE: CONCLUSIONS
SURVEY QUESTIONS

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Executive Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.