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Characterisation of and reflections on the synergy of bicycles and public transport

This research argues that combined use of the bicycle and public transport should be understood in a broad perspective, especially where bicycles link to higher speed and higher capacity public transport, such as the train.


Mon 22nd Aug 2016

Can transit-oriented developments help achieve the recommended weekly level of physical activity?

This study aims to describe travel behavior of residents in Transit-oriented developments (TODs) and its impacts on levels of physical activity through utilitarian trips (i.e., routine trips to school, work and grocery shopping).


Thu 28th Jul 2016

Bicycling to Rail Stations in New Jersey

The purpose of this study was to document the conditions and characteristics of commuters who bicycle to rail stations in New Jersey.


Fri 3rd Jun 2016

Understanding active commuting

This chapter is part of a larger natual experimental study of the Cambridgeshre Guided Busway and looks at a variety of methods to improve our understanding of active commuting. It focuses on understanding the baseline patterns of commuting behaviour, the relationships between active commuting and aspects of health and well-being, and the ways in which the social and physical environment shape active commuting. 


Thu 19th May 2016

Encouraging Halmstad drivers to use e-bikes

The e-cyclist project was aimed at avid car users who wanted to start cycling. Participants were given a bike and helmet to borrow for a period of time. Some 100 people participated in the 2014 project and 300 people in the 2015 project. The participants received health coaching via a blog and a health expert, and also contributed on a joint internet forum. The computer display on the bikes recorded the kilometres and the cyclist who had cycled the most was then voted as Cyclist of the Month and Cyclist of the Year.


Wed 27th Apr 2016

Survey-Based Evaluation of Bike-to-Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area

This paper describes a survey-based evaluation of the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2014 Bike-to-Work Day, which drew over 66,000 participants.


Fri 15th Apr 2016

Cycling to Work and the Gender Gap in Brisbane

Using a survey-based research design, this research study aims to understand which individual, environmental and sociocultural factors influence a person’s decision to commute to work by bicycle in Brisbane, with a particular focus on how these factors differ by gender.


Thu 7th Apr 2016

Effect of Bicycle-sharing on Public Transport Accessibility

This paper seeks to evaluate the impact of integrating shared bikes on the accessibility of a public transit system, by developing a model of public transit accessibility, and applying to the transit system of Chicago.


Thu 7th Apr 2016

An Exploratory Study of Electric Bicycle Use by San Francisco Bay Area Families

This study focuses on family users of electric bikes, including electrified cargo bikes to learn how e-bikes are substituted for a family car.


Tue 2nd Feb 2016

The effect of active travel interventions conducted in work settings on driving to work

The objective of this study is to systematically assess the effectiveness of active travel interventions, only including randomised controlled trials or controlled longitudinal studies, conducted in a work setting for increasing employee physical activity levels and decreasing relatively inactive forms of transport (e.g. driving) to inform interventions promoting active travel.


Thu 28th Jan 2016