Encouragement Research & Results



123 documents found

Measuring the Impacts of Bike-to-Work Day Events and Identifying Barriers to Commuter Cycling

Using data from Bike-to-Work Day this paper aims to understand who attends, the impacts of event-based promotional strategies across different groups and the lessons for increasing commuter cycling in general. 

Thu 21st Aug 2014

On the way to a multi-modal energy-efficient route

This paper presents a flexible and expandable routing framework capable of finding multi-modal and inter-modal energy-efficient routes incorporating, among others, transportation modes such as public transport, electric vehicles, car-sharing, bike-sharing and walking.

Tue 15th Jul 2014

Bicycle lessons, activity participation and empowerment

This paper addresses the impact of bicycle lessons for immigrant and refugee women on bicycle use and activity participation, from an equity perspective.

Wed 2nd Jul 2014

Children and cycling independence : recommendations for the City of Vancouver

This study examines the ways different stakeholders in the City of Vancouver can increase bicycling independence in children by understanding the factors and addressing the barriers associated with children’s cycling independence. 

Thu 29th May 2014

Who is ‘World Class’? Transportation Justice and Bicycle Policy

Through two case studies, this report explore how politicians are exploiting the growing appeal of bicycle culture for economic development.

Thu 29th May 2014

Cycling Australia: Women’s Stakeholder Findings

The findings in this report are based on the responses of 2,400 women and provide key insight into the challenges, opportunities, riding behaviours and satisfaction levels of women who ride bikes in Australia.

Wed 21st May 2014

A Study on Non-Motorised (NMT) Activities for Urban Environment

This study aim to define strategies for influencing of shifting from motorised to non-motorised modes of transport in the framework of a sustainable urban transport.

Tue 20th May 2014

Re-cycling a city – Examining the growth of cycling in Dublin

In Dublin, a modal shift towards bicycle commuting has been encouraged by pro-cycling policies such as a bike rental scheme, bicycle-purchasing schemes, reducing speed limits and the construction of segregated cycle lanes to promote cycling. This paper seeks to examine what, if any, impact these policies have had on cycling rates in Dublin.

Mon 12th May 2014

Predictors of driving among families living within 2 km from school

The purpose of this study was to evaluate demographic characteristics, parent/family level factors, attitudinal and psychosocial factors, route features, access to vehicles, and environmental factors which appear to influence the decision to drive children who live within a walkable distance from school.

Mon 12th May 2014

The Case for Crowdsourcing in Bicycle Planning: An Exploratory Study

Through this exploratory case study, existing practices and limitations of crowdsourcing for bicycle planning projects in various metropolitan communities are discussed. The document also provides planners with recommendations as they look to this data collection and public participation method for bicycle planning projects, specifically bicycle facility demand, network planning, suitability modeling, and route choice modeling.

Mon 28th Apr 2014