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Garnaut Climate Change Review

The Garnaut Climate Change Review—led by Professor Ross Garnaut—was first commissioned by Australia's Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments in 2007, to conduct an independent study of the impacts of climate change on the Australian economy. The Review's Final Report was released on 30 September 2008. The Report recommended policy frameworks to improve the prospects for sustainable prosperity.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Quantifying the benefits of non-motorized transportation

Produced by the Canadian Victoria Transport Policy Institute this paper outlines the numerous benefits associated with active transport modes such as cycling. It discusses the methods available to quantify the social, economic, environmental and transport benefits of cycling.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Active Transportation for America

This report quantifies, for the first time, the benefits that America can expect from elevating the priority of bicycling and walking in our nation’s transportation system. This case statement for increased investment in bicycling and walking infrastructure evaluates benefits in the areas of transportation, oil dependence, climate change, and public health, and puts dollar estimates to the economic value of these benefits.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Cycling and Environment

This briefing, published by the European Network for Cycling Expertise in 2003, focuses on the environmental problems associated with motorised transport and identifies and discusses cycling’s role as an alternative, environmentally-benign mode of transport.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Economic evaluation of cycle projects - methodology and unit prices

This working paper, published by the City of Copenhagen in Dec 2009, aims to establish a methodological basis and unit prices to evaluate cycling on equal terms with other modes of transport and improve the foundation for prioritization of resources.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle Network - Demand Assessment and Economic appraisal

This 2010 report was prepared for the City of Sydney by AECOM to determine the economic desirability of developing the Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle Network. The study found the Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle  would deliver at least $506 million - or $3.88 for every dollar spent - in net economic benefits over 30 years, and reduce Sydney's traffic congestion by 4.3 million car trips a year.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Economic Benefits of Cycling for Australia

This 2008 report from the Cycling Promotion Fund documents the rising cost of motoring and the economic benefits of cycling.  It brings together the costs and benefits from key areas, including transport, health and environmental sectors.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Evaluation of costs/benefits to the community of financial investment in cycling programs

This 2009 report produced by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and the government of NSW looks at the quantifiable benefits of cycling or walking along cycle ways.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Recognising the economic role of bikes: sharing parking in Lygon Street, Carlton

This 2010 study produced by Alison Lee and Alan Marcha, University of Melbourne, demonstrates that, in appropriate areas, economic benefits may be achieved from replacing car parking with bike parking in public space areas, particularly as intensification of activity occurs as part of urban change, and as transport mode shifts over time.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Relative costs and benefits of modal transport solutions

This New Zealand Transport Agency 2009 report describes the outcomes of a study commissioned by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to inform local authorities about the costs and benefits of transport modes. The aim of the study has been to provide general advice on the relative cost and benefits of alternatives with a focus on passenger transport in urban areas.


Fri 17th Sep 2010