Infrastructure Research & Results



286 documents found

Quantifying the role of disturbances and speeds on separated bicycle facilities

The aim is to quantify the effects and frequencies of disturbances on off-street bicycle facilities (from other cyclists and pedestrians) and compare them to disturbances (from motorised vehicles) while cycling in mixed traffic.

Thu 10th Sep 2015

Cycling as best practice for urban renovation.

This paper analysis urban cycling as a fundamental element of sustainable mobility using a case study of Genoa, Italy.

Thu 3rd Sep 2015

“Bicycles May Use Full Lane” Signage Communicates Rules and Increases Perception of Safety

This study examines how comprehensibly three US traffic control devices communicated the message that bicyclists are permitted in the center of the travel lane and do not have to “get out of the way” to allow motorists to pass without changing lanes.  The three control devices were: “Bicycles May Use Full Lane” sign, “Share the Road” sign, and Shared Lane Markings on the pavement. 

Thu 27th Aug 2015

Methodology for identification of bicycle route networks in urban areas

This paper presents a proposed methodology for the identification of bicycle route networks in urban areas, in which undesirable traffic conditions perceived by bicyclists are minimized.

Wed 5th Aug 2015

The spatio-temporal development of Copenhagen’s bicycle infrastructure 1912–2013

This study documents the spatio-temporal development of Copenhagen’s bicycle infrastructure and explores how the development corresponds to other processes of urban transformation.

Wed 5th Aug 2015

Monitoring the safety of road infrastructure and cycling infrastructure

This report discusses a pilot study that was carried out to develop a monitoring network for safety performance indicators that measure two factors: the quality of the road infrastructure, and the quality of the cycling infrastructure.

Wed 5th Aug 2015

Does The Installation of Bicycle Boulevards Improve Residents’ Perceptions of Bicycling and Walking

This study aims to evaluate the effects of the traffic-calming infrastructure, bicycle boulevards, on improving residents’ perceptions of the bicycling and walking environment. 

Tue 4th Aug 2015

Adoption of Safe Routes to School in Canadian and the United States Contexts

This article is the first attempt to examine safe routes to school at the state/provincial/city level to understand key adoption strategies using a realist approach

Wed 22nd Jul 2015

The Dutch road to a high level of cycling safety

This paper explores how the Netherlands achieved an 80% reduction in the number of cyclists killed (predominantly bicycle–motor vehicle crashes) per billion bicycle kilometres over a thirty year period. 

Wed 8th Jul 2015

A Bicycle Network Analysis Tool for Planning Applications in Small Communities

This research develops network analysis tools for estimating bicycle trips in small communities with limited resources.

Tue 7th Jul 2015