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Is Bike Sharing Contagious? Modeling its Effects on System Membership and General Population Cycling

This paper presents new evidence about the role of bike share systems in travel behavior based conceptually on diffusion of innovation theory. The authors hypothesize that bike share systems have spatial contagion or spillover effects on the (H1) propensity of individuals to adopt bike share and (H2) propensity to bicycle within the general population.


Wed 18th May 2016

The Bicycle Cycle: A Sinusoidal Modal for Predicting Bicycle Demand

This paper develops and validates a simply calibrated mathematical model for seasonal bicycle demand using a sinusoidal function that generically fits locations with seasonal change.


Thu 28th Apr 2016

Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report

This report summarises U.S.-wide data on trends in walking and biking, and explores the intersections among transportation, health, economics, equity, government funding, and advocacy efforts. 


Wed 27th Apr 2016

Survey-Based Evaluation of Bike-to-Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area

This paper describes a survey-based evaluation of the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2014 Bike-to-Work Day, which drew over 66,000 participants.


Fri 15th Apr 2016

Mode Substitution Effect of Urban Cycle Tracks

This study explored the potential impact of cycle tracks (i.e., physically separated bicycle lane within a street right-of-way) on short-term travel mode substitution behaviour.


Thu 14th Apr 2016

Evaluation of Lateral Clearance Distances Between Vehicles and Bicycles During Overtaking Maneuvers

The objective of this paper was to evaluate lateral clearance distances between vehicles and bicycles during overtaking maneuvers on rural roads.


Wed 13th Apr 2016

Make bicycle (suggestion) lanes as wide as two cyclists

The research brings us knowledge about the position of cyclists with respect to each other and overtaking vehicles.


Fri 8th Apr 2016

A brief study exploring social equity within bicycle share programs

This study suggests simple indicators that can be used to assess equitability of bicycle share programs.


Fri 8th Apr 2016

Global Report on Diabetes

This report highlights the economic burden of increasing diabetes rates, noting that "The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population." They recommend that "Urban planning and active transport policies can ensure that walking, cycling and other forms of non-motorized transport are accessible and safe for all. "


Fri 8th Apr 2016

Cycling to Work and the Gender Gap in Brisbane

Using a survey-based research design, this research study aims to understand which individual, environmental and sociocultural factors influence a person’s decision to commute to work by bicycle in Brisbane, with a particular focus on how these factors differ by gender.


Thu 7th Apr 2016