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Analysis of Red-Light Running Behaviors of Bicycle Riders at Signalized Bicycle Crossing Facilities

The primary objective of this study is to analyze the characteristics of red-light running behaviors of electric bicycles and conventional bicycles at signalized bicycle crossing facilities. 


Mon 18th Aug 2014

The role of conspicuity in preventing bicycle crashes involving a motor vehicle

This article investigated the role of physical vs. attention conspicuity in preventing bicycle crashes involving a motor vehicle in New Zealand.


Wed 13th Aug 2014

Bike share’s impact on car use: Evidence from the United States, Great Britain, and Australia

This paper examines the degree to which car trips are replaced by bike share, through an examination of survey and trip data from bike share programs in Melbourne, Brisbane, Washington, D.C., London, and Minneapolis/St. Paul.  A secondary and unique component of this analysis examines motor vehicle support services required for bike share fleet rebalancing and maintenance. 


Thu 31st Jul 2014

Assessing the potential for bias in direct observation of adult commuter cycling and helmet use

This report aims to identify factors such as weather, day of the week and others that may affect the percentage of people wearing helmets.


Thu 24th Jul 2014

A Hazard Detection Method for Bicycles by Using Probe Bicycle

This paper proposes a new hazard detection method that uses a probe bicycle equipped with specially designed sensors to automatically detect hazardous locations.


Thu 24th Jul 2014

Implementing a Public Bicycle Share Program: Impact on Perceptions and Support for Active Transport

This study tested the impact of the public bike share program on negative perceptions of the scheme and on the image of the city, road safety, ease of travelling, active transportation, health, and resistance to policies.


Thu 19th Jun 2014

Could the increased use of e-bikes in Sweden contribute to a more sustainable transport system?

This study aims to present the effects of pedelec (in this paper referred to as e-bike) usage on CO2 emissions.


Wed 4th Jun 2014

Barriers to Bicycle Helmet Use in Young Children in an Urban Elementary School

The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to helmet use in young children in an urban elementary school.


Fri 23rd May 2014

Helmet Use Among Users of the Citi Bike Bicycle-Sharing Program

This study estimates the prevalence of helmet use among a sample of Citi Bike program users in New York City to aid in the development of effective promotion and/or legislative efforts addressing helmet use. 


Tue 13th May 2014

A comparative health analysis of electric-assist and regular bicycles for bikeshare

This paper looks at a model for e-bike sharing at the University of Tennessee and examines system operations, performance, and demand from users. It investigates the characteristics of trips, preferences among system users, safety outcomes, user behaviour, health implications and other factors.


Tue 13th May 2014