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The Velobridge

This paper explores a range of issues relating to "velobridges" (bridges that are designed principally for cyclists). These issues include external clearances, the user envelope, loads and limit state criteria, deflections and dynamic behaviour, access and mobility, security screening, railings, kerbs and balustrades.

Fri 28th Apr 2017

Using Predicted Bicyclist and Pedestrian Route Choice to Enhance Mode Choice Models

This research applies route choice models to predict the cycling and walking routes considered for a given trip, and the resulting route-level attributes are used to predict trip mode choice.

Thu 9th Feb 2017

Growing from incipient to potentially large cycle networks

This paper proposes a practice-ready method to be implemented for screening the existing road network to potentially rearrange the existing carriageway and accommodate a cycling network in urban areas with such characteristics.

Thu 19th Jan 2017

The Effect of Sharrows, Painted Bicycle Lanes and Physically Protected Paths on Safety

This study looked at the Effect of Sharrows, Painted Bicycle Lanes and Physically Protected Paths on the Severity of Bicycle Injuries Caused by Motor Vehicles.

Thu 19th Jan 2017

Infrastructure development : bicycle-based Transit-Oriented-Development (TOD)

This presentation illustrates that the positive effects of bicycle-based Transit-Oriented Development on the viability of a public transport service, through decreased feeder service reliance, could far outweigh the costs of the cycling infrastructure.

Fri 6th Jan 2017

Lessons from the Development of a Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit

This presentation provides a wealth of case studies for how to improve pedestrian and bicycle connections to transit.

Wed 4th Jan 2017

A framework to evaluate the travel-time impacts of reallocating road space to bicycle facilities

This paper demonstrate how the Network Robustness Index (NRI) can be used to identify the bicycle facility design that limits traffic disruption for any road link in an urban network.

Wed 21st Dec 2016

Risks Arising from Introducing Bicycle Traffic onto Designated Bus Lanes

The article presents an analysis of the potential impact of the introduction of cycling onto designated bus lanes.

Thu 15th Dec 2016

Which environmental factors most strongly influence a street’s appeal for bicycle transport?

This study aims to determine which micro-environmental factors should get the priority to target in physical environmental interventions increasing bicycle transport.

Thu 8th Dec 2016

Safer Cycling Through Improved Infrastructure

This paper looks at the potential improvements in cycling safety through the provision of improved infrastructure.

Thu 8th Dec 2016