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Integration of Bicycles and Transit

The purpose of this report is to share information about how bicycles are integrated with public transportation by many different types of transit agencies in the United States and Canada. The information can be used to improve existing bicycle services and to assist other communities with developing new bicycle and transit services.


Tue 21st Sep 2010

Encouraging Community Cycling and Physical Activity: A User Survey of a Community Bicycle Loan Schem

This research, published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia in 2010, assessed the effectiveness of the Western Sydney bicycle loan scheme in encouraging physical activity and cycling.


Tue 21st Sep 2010

At the Frontiers of Cycling: Policy Innovations in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

This article, published in World Transport Policy and Practice, provides detailed case studies of cycling in six cities: two in the Netherlands (Amsterdam and Groningen), two in Denmark (Copenhagen and Odense), and two in Germany (Berlin and Muenster). It includes information about travel trends, lanes, intersection treatments, bicycle parking, public transport integration, safety and bicycle promotion.


Mon 20th Sep 2010

The effectiveness of community-based cycling promotion

The Cycling Connecting Communities project was evaluated by a pre- and post-project telephone survey of residents in the Liverpool and Fairfield areas, as well as a demographically similar comparison area nearby. Bike counters at strategic locations on major cycle paths will monitor use of these cycle paths.


Mon 20th Sep 2010

School transport management: encouraging alternatives to driving to school

This page, from the Transport Demand Management encyclopaedia created by the Transport Policy Institute in the Canadian city of Victoria, encourages parents, students and staff to reduce automobile trips and use alternative modes when travelling to and from schools.


Thu 16th Sep 2010

Bicycle Riding, Walking, and Weight Gain in Premenopausal Women

In this large 16-year prospective cohort study of premenopausal women, published in 2010 by theArchive of Internal Medicine, an increase in time spent bicycling was associated with a significantly lower change in weight, and this relationship was stronger among women with excess weight.


Sat 17th Jul 2010