Infrastructure Research & Results



286 documents found

Cost–benefit analyses of walking and cycling track networks (Norway)

This 2004 study presents cost–benefit analyses of walking and cycling track networks in three Norwegian cities. The cost–benefit analyses take into account the benefit of reduced insecurity and the health benefits of the improved fitness the use of non-motorized transport provides.

Thu 23rd Sep 2010

The provision and use of bicycle parking at Sydney region public transport interchanges

This report, published in 2009 by the NSW Premier’s Council for Active Living, provides the results of an audit of the provision and use of bicycle parking at Sydney region public transport interchanges.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Integration of Bicycles and Transit

The purpose of this report is to share information about how bicycles are integrated with public transportation by many different types of transit agencies in the United States and Canada. The information can be used to improve existing bicycle services and to assist other communities with developing new bicycle and transit services.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Integrating Bicycling and Public Transport in North America

It provides an overview of bike-transit integration in large American and Canadian cities. The paper begins with an analysis of national trends in bike-and-ride programs such as the provision of bike racks on buses, accommodation of bikes on rail vehicles, and bike parking at rail stations and bus stops.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Balancing the needs of cyclists and motorists

This report highlights common points of conflict between the needs of cyclists and motorists. It provides recommendations on road designs to minimise these points of conflict by offering a balance between the needs of both road users.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Multi-lane roundabout designs for cyclists

This report highlights safety concerns for cyclists at multi-lane roundabouts and develops recommendations to improve their safety performance.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Promoting bike-and-ride: The Dutch experience

This academic paper published in 2007 discusses the experiences with, and impacts of the number of policy initiatives undertaken in recent years in the Netherlands designed to promote the use of bike-and-ride (that is the combined use of bicycling and public transport in a single trip).

Tue 21st Sep 2010

Why Canadians cycle more than Americans: A comparative analysis of bicycling trends and policies

This research paper offers an important explanation of how transport and land use policies influence rates of cycling.

Tue 21st Sep 2010

At the Frontiers of Cycling: Policy Innovations in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

This article, published in World Transport Policy and Practice, provides detailed case studies of cycling in six cities: two in the Netherlands (Amsterdam and Groningen), two in Denmark (Copenhagen and Odense), and two in Germany (Berlin and Muenster). It includes information about travel trends, lanes, intersection treatments, bicycle parking, public transport integration, safety and bicycle promotion.

Mon 20th Sep 2010

Development of a performance based specification for a major bicycle facility

This 2003 report prodcued by ARRB Transport Research provides performance-based standards for rail trail surfaces, based on users' opinions of what constituted acceptable levels of ride quality on paths built on soils similar to expansive clays.

Fri 17th Sep 2010