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Model-based predictive control for bicycling in urban intersections

In this paper, a model predictive control approach for improving the efficiency of bicycling as part of intermodal transportation systems is proposed.


Wed 11th May 2016

Mode Substitution Effect of Urban Cycle Tracks

This study explored the potential impact of cycle tracks (i.e., physically separated bicycle lane within a street right-of-way) on short-term travel mode substitution behaviour.


Thu 14th Apr 2016

Make bicycle (suggestion) lanes as wide as two cyclists

The research brings us knowledge about the position of cyclists with respect to each other and overtaking vehicles.


Fri 8th Apr 2016

Improving Bicycle Detection Pavement Marking Symbols to Increase Comprehension at Traffic Signals

Building on previous research with the 9C- 7 bicycle detector marking and blue light detector feedback devices, there are two objectives of this research: 1) do users comprehend the 9C-7 marking and the blue light detector feedback device? 2) Does bicyclist behavior change due to a descriptive bicycle detector marking?


Wed 6th Apr 2016

The Relative (In)Effectiveness of Bicycle Sharrows on Ridership and Safety Outcomes

The purpose of this research is to longitudinally examine the extent to which sharrows induce people to ride bicycles and explore the markings’ association with the number of bicyclist injuries.


Thu 17th Mar 2016

Bicycles and Motorcycles 2015

TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2520, includes 19 papers that explore information related to bicycles and motorcycles.


Tue 15th Mar 2016

Factors Influencing Variability in the Usage of Secure Bicycle Parking at Railway Stations

This study investigated the factors that may influence the level of use of secure bicycle parking at railway stations in Melbourne, Australia.


Thu 11th Feb 2016

Simulation Analysis of Intersection Treatments for Cycle Tracks

This research evaluates several approaches to dealing with the main operational issue and safety concern with the protected intersection design which is how to manage the conflict between bicyclists and right-turning motor vehicles.


Wed 3rd Feb 2016

Does cycling infrastructure investment mirror gentrification and privilege in Portland and Chicago

This research assesses the geographic distribution of 8 cycling infrastructure with regard to community demographic characteristics to better assess claims that cycling investment arrives in tandem with incoming populations of privilege or is targeted towards neighborhoods with existing wealth.


Wed 16th Dec 2015

Learning from Positive Examples of Cycling Promotion

This chapter seems to highlight the subtle ways in which the storyline of "separation" came to hinder cycling promotion, while at the same time showing how a new coalition of actors argueing for "integration" came to the contest and transformed ideas concerning "separation" in transport policy".


Fri 11th Dec 2015