For some Northern European cities winter cyclist is just something one does. In North America, there seems to be a growing demand for commuters to continue their cycling throughout the winter. For capitalizing on is demand, cities would need to start up winter cycling campaigns. These campaigns would need to be integrated strategies and focus on people, employers, cycling and other retailers, municipalities, transit operators, marketers, and local cycling advocacy organizations.
At the Velo-city Global 2012 Conference in June of 2012, special focus was placed on winter cycling with presentations from Europe and North America. Now, in February 2013, the City of Oulu in Finland is holding a conference focusing solely on winter cycling. The City of Oulu is an appropriate location as 12% of the winter traffic is cycling.
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