Infrastructure Research & Results



290 documents found

Protected Bike Lanes

This fact sheet, published by the Chicago Department of Transport and City of Chicago in July 2012, provides an outline of the advantages and performance of protected bike lanes.

Mon 20th Aug 2012

Determinants of bicycle commuting

This journel article examines the role of bicycle parking, cyclist showers, free car parking and transit benefits as determinants of cycling to work.

Wed 15th Aug 2012

The Epidemiology of Mountain Bike Park Injuries at the Whistler Bike Park

This research report, published in the June 2012 edition of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, describes the epidemiology of injuries sustained during the 2009 season at Whistler Mountain Bike Park. This study highlight the need for continued research into appropriate safety equipment and risk avoidance measures.

Fri 10th Aug 2012

Cycling on Higher Speed Roads

The report investigates the provision of facilities for bicycles on sealed roads with speed limits of 70 km/h or more. It outlines how to improve these roads for cyclists where off-road alternatives or on-road, lower speed, direct options are not available.

Thu 9th Aug 2012

Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities- Response to Transportation System Changes

This report examines the travel behavior and public health implications of pedestrian/bicycle area-wide systems; NMT-link facilities such as sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and on-transit accommodation of bicycles; and node-specific facilities such as street-crossing treatments, bicycle parking, and showers. 

Wed 8th Aug 2012

Design, Policies, and Operational Characteristics for Shared Bicycle/Bus Lanes

This report investigates the design and operation of shared bicycle/bus lanes in municipalities in the United States and other countries. 

Wed 8th Aug 2012

Cyclist Safety Issues in the Baw Baw Shire

The results of this study identify the issues related to the safety of on-road cyclists in Baw Baw Shire in Gippsland, Victoria.  The key safety concerns identified were; 1) poor road surfaces including potholes, unsealed shoulders, 2) driver behaviour, attitude, impatience, aggression, and 3) lack of cycling facilities.

Wed 8th Aug 2012

Minimum design parameters for cycle connectivity

This research used video surveillance of 1245 cyclists in New Zealand at pinch points to determine the relationship between the remaining lane or shoulder width and the likelihood of cyclists traversing the edge line into the motorised vehicle stream.

Fri 20th Jul 2012

Improved multi-lane roundabout designs for urban areas

This research investigates the comparative safety of multi-lane roundabouts versus signalised intersections, pedestrian facilities, vertical deflection devices and visibility to the right. Guidance for practical application of the relevant measures to enhance roundabout safety has been developed and is included in this document.

Fri 20th Jul 2012

Evaluating the Safety Effects of Bicycle Lanes in New York City

This report evaluated the effects of on-street bicycle lanes installed prior to 2007 on different categories of crashes occurring on roadway segments and at intersections in New York City. The research found that the installation of bicycle lanes did not lead to an increase in crashes, despite the probable increase in the number of bicyclists.

Thu 14th Jun 2012