| inside the industry * Urban vibrancy - Weaving biking into building and design makes Edmonton a vibrant, attractive city we can be proud of and that others are drawn to. * Culture shifting - Biking is a highly valued part of Edmonton's mobility system and is welcomed as an everyday way to move around and enjoy our city. When understanding what it means to invite people of all ages and abilities, we learned that there are people that have unique needs. The following list of potential users is based on the Who is the " All Ages & Abilities " User? developed by the National Association of City Transportation Officials: * Children - Children face unique risks because they are smaller and less visible to driver's and often have less ability to detect risks or avoid conflicts. Encouraging active travel can help children become more physically active and will encourage active lifestyles. * Seniors - As a low-impact activity, seniors often see positive impacts from cycling, and are also greatly affected by the quality of cycling infrastructure. * Women - Women are consistently under-represented as a share of total bicyclists in Edmonton Bike Network Analysis: Darker shades indicate more destinations connected to low-traffic stress bike network. 18 Ma rch 2021 ite j o u rn al * * * * (and other cities). Concerns about personal safety including and beyond traffic stress are often particularly relevant for women. Racialized People - Racialized people often face unique barriers to cycling. Studies have shown fear of exposure to theft or assault, fear of traffic collisions, or being a target for enforcement are barriers to bicycling for some visible minority populations. More work is required to understand and address these barriers. People with Low-income - An affordable and accessible transportation choice for those who may not have access to an automobile can be provided by building safe and comfortable bicycle facilities for all ages and abilities. Basic cycling infrastructure is often lacking in low-income neighborhoods, increasing safety concerns. People with disabilities - People with disabilities may use adaptive bicycles including tricycles and recumbent handcycles. These often operate at lower speeds, are lower to the ground, or are wider than other bicycles. People riding bike share or e-scooter share - Riders often use bike share or e-scooter share to link to other transit or make spontaneous oneway trips. Riders that move in this way place a Bike Trip Potential: Darker colors indicate greater density of bike trips expected.