Estimating demand for new cycling facilities in New Zealand
Published in 2008, this research project compared cycle traffic flows after facilities have been built with predictions and with cycle traffic flows before construction. The aim of the project was to develop a tool to estimate demand for new facilities.
Wed 15th Sep 2010
Bicycle Riding, Walking, and Weight Gain in Premenopausal Women
In this large 16-year prospective cohort study of premenopausal women, published in 2010 by theArchive of Internal Medicine, an increase in time spent bicycling was associated with a significantly lower change in weight, and this relationship was stronger among women with excess weight.
Sat 17th Jul 2010
Analysis of Brisbane Cyclist Travel Behaviour
This research attempts to aid planners by determining the corridor catchment of a future ‘North Brisbane Cycleway’.
Wed 30th Jun 2010
Cycling for Freezing of Gait
This study was of a 58-year-old man who suffered from "gait freezing". He was incapable of walking but he could ride a bicycle. The research may lead to new forms of physical therapy and exercise for people with Parkinson's disease or other neurological disorders that affect movement, co-ordination or balance.
Thu 1st Apr 2010
Collisions involving pedal cyclists on Britain’s roads: establishing the causes
This report investigates the key causal factors relating to accidents involving cyclists. The work involved an international literature review and a detailed analysis of cyclist casualties in Great Britain, drawing on both national and in-depth databases of road collisions and cycling.
Tue 29th Dec 2009
All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go?: Barriers and Enablers to Cycling in Inner Sydney
This qualitative study aimed to explore factors that influence personal decisions to initiate and maintain cycling, or not to cycle, in inner Sydney, and to identify differences according to current cycling behaviour.
Sat 29th Dec 2007
Programmatic and fixed variables and their effects on commuting by bicycle in two cities
This study compared the cities of Austin and Tucson to identify ways that Austin, which has a low percentage of bicycle commuters, can be improved to increase the number of bicycle commuters.