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Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts

This report investigates how the geometric design components of a roundabout may contribute to bicycle crashes.

Mon 1st May 2017

Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality

This research investigates the association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, and all cause mortality.

Wed 26th Apr 2017

Urban Sanity: Understanding Urban Mental Health Impacts and How to Create Saner, Happier Cities

This report examines how urban living affects residents' mental health and happiness, and ways to create saner, happier cities.

Fri 21st Apr 2017

Mechanisms underlying cognitive conspicuity in the detection of cyclists by car drivers

The aim of this study was to evaluate the visibility of cyclists for motorists in a simulated car driving task.

Wed 19th Apr 2017

Methods and Technologies for Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection: Phase 2

This research explores automated count technologies that capture pedestrian and bicycle volume data. The publication focuses on technologies that came onto the market too late to be included in previous Phase 1 research.

Wed 12th Apr 2017

Estimating Walking and Bicycling at the State Level

The Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University has released a report that discusses three approaches to estimating bicycle and pedestrian miles traveled at the state level. This paper identifies the advantages and disadvantages of each, and applies them to Washington State.

Wed 5th Apr 2017

Bicycle Headway Modeling and Its Applications

This paper puts forward a novel composite headway model for bicycle flows.

Wed 5th Apr 2017

Modeling the Impacts of Facility Type, Trip Characteristics, and Trip Stressors on Cyclists’ Comfort

The research reported in this paper utilised data collected using a smartphone app to model cyclists’ comfort levels as a function of bicycle facility types, sources of stress along the trip, and trip characteristics.

Wed 15th Mar 2017

Revisiting the Four Types of Cyclists

This research seeks to find out how applicable the "4-types of cyclist" typology is nationally and to explore motivating factors, barriers, and the appeal of various bicycle facility types for each type of cyclist or potential cyclist.

Wed 15th Mar 2017

Visibility of Two-Wheelers Approaching Left-Turning Vehicles Compared with Other Hazards

The aim of this study was to evaluate the visibility of two-wheelers encountered by left-turning motorists at urban intersections under nighttime conditions, and compare them with other hazards.

Tue 14th Mar 2017