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Bike Share in the US: 2010-2016

Bike share is growing at an astounding clip across the U.S., with over 88 million trips made on a bike share bike in the U.S. since 2010. In 2016 alone, riders took over 28 million trips, on par with the annual ridership of the entire Amtrak system, and higher than the number of people visiting Walt Disney World each year.

Thu 31st Aug 2017

Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

This report contains the conference proceedings from the Transport Research Board's (TRB) 10th University Transportation Centers Spotlight Conference on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety.

Wed 12th Jul 2017

Improving Livability Using Green and Active Modes

This research looks at improving livability through green and active modes by conducting a a traffic stress level analysis of transit, bicycle, and pedestrian access and mobility.

Wed 12th Jul 2017

Analyzing the Impact of Median Treatments on Pedestrian/Bicyclist Safety

This paper seeks to quantify their impact of various median treatments on pedestrian/bicyclist safety at mid-block crossings.

Thu 15th Jun 2017

Safer cycling through improved infrastructure

This article outlines how cycling numbers and safety is improved by improved infrastructure.

Wed 14th Jun 2017

Safety of raised platforms on urban roads (p20-27)

Using available speed and crash data from across Australia, this paper applied Poisson regression analysis in a retrospective quasi-experimental study to determine the effect of raised platforms on crash occurrence and severity.

Fri 2nd Jun 2017

Bicycle Education for Children Evaluation of a Program in Montreal

The purpose of this study was to evaluate an on- and off-bicycle education program for school-aged children in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to understand how education influences the cycling behavior and attitudes of children and parents.

Thu 25th May 2017

Revealed Bicyclist Route Preferences and Street Conditions

In this study, the route choices of cyclists in an urban environment were related to nine variables on street design and dynamics: tree shade, car parking, traffic speed, traffic volume, mixed or segregated traffic, dedicated bicycle facility, number of car lanes, number of restaurants, and number of retail stores.

Thu 25th May 2017

Assessing the Economic Impact and Health Effects of Bicycling in Minnesota

This project estimated the economic impact of the bicycling industry and events in Minnesota, estimated bicycling infrastructure use across the state, and assessed the health effects of bicycling in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Tue 23rd May 2017

Rapidly Expanding Mobile Apps for Crowd-sourcing Bike Data to New Cities

This project takes the first steps towards helping to overcome the barriers to wide-scale adoption of bike data crowd-sourcing mobile apps by creating a proof-of-concept “multi-region” architecture, allowing cities to share the same set of mobile apps on the Android and iOS apps stores while setting up their own server specific to their geographic area.

Wed 17th May 2017