Equipment Research & Results



214 documents found

Predicting Public Bicycle Adoption Using the Technology Acceptance Model

This research uses the technology acceptance model as the basis to understand one’s intention to adopt bicycle sharing programs. 

Mon 2nd Nov 2015

Bike Share: A Study In Suitability Analysis

This thesis considers an analytical framework for assessing the suitability of urban areas for bike share programs that accounts for the spatial distribution of a variety of factors.

Thu 29th Oct 2015

Assessment of Thermal Discomfort when Wearing Bicycle Helmets

This research introduces a modelling framework for assessing the thermal comfort of bicycle helmet use.

Wed 14th Oct 2015

Analyzing the transition from a public bicycle system to bicycle ownership: A complex relationship

This paper looks at the interaction between the use of public bicycles and private bicycles with a a particular focus on the decision process that prompts people to buy their own bicycle. 

Thu 8th Oct 2015

Tracking global bicycle ownership patterns

This paper presents an effort to track household bicycle possession on a global scale by gathering survey data from 150 countries and extracting percentage household bicycle ownership values.

Wed 30th Sep 2015

Analysis of Car-to-Bicycle Approach Patterns for Developing Active Safety Devices

The study investigated near-miss situations captured by drive recorders installed in passenger cars to help in the development of safety devices that detect the presence of cyclists.

Thu 24th Sep 2015

The influence of a bicycle commuter’s appearance on drivers’ overtaking proximities

This study looked at whether drivers overtaking a bicyclist changed the proximities of their passes in response to the level of experience and skill signalled by the bicyclist's appearance.

Thu 17th Sep 2015

An Analysis of Technology-Related Distracted Biking Behaviors and Helmet Use

The aims of this study were twofold: (1) to determine rates and types of technology-related distracted behaviors among bicyclists in the borough of Manhattan in New York City; and (2) to assess the rate of bicycle helmet use among these cyclists.

Wed 16th Sep 2015

Smartphone data facilitating the study of bicycle sharing schemes

This paper is based on Limerick City’s Bike Sharing Scheme and a final-year project thesis which is a study of the feasibility of a stand-alone bike sharing scheme in the suburb of Castletroy adjacent to the University of Limerick.

Wed 9th Sep 2015

Bicycle Infrastructure and Traffic Congestion: Evidence from DC’s Capital Bikeshare

This report explores the impact of bicycle-sharing infrastructure on urban transportation. The approach examines within-city commuting decisions as opposed to traffic patterns on major thruways. Empirical results suggest that the availability of a bikeshare reduces traffic congestion by 2 to 3% within a neighborhood.

Wed 26th Aug 2015