Planning Research & Results



370 documents found

Requirements towards sustainable future urban mobility in Germany

This paper examines different mobility studies and statistics on the preference of transport modes in order to identify requirements towards a sustainable future urban mobility.

Thu 15th Sep 2016

Bike-traveling as a growing phenomenon: Role of attributes, value, satisfaction, desire, and gender

This research was designed to investigate the role of bike-tourism attributes, perceived value, satisfaction, desire, and gender in bicyclers' loyalty generation process.

Thu 8th Sep 2016

Understanding the multiple dimensions of transportation disadvantage

This paper reports on a study that combined quantitative Census data with qualitative field data collected in interviews and focus groups, to better understand which individuals may in fact be transportation-disadvantaged, and which personal and household factors or environmental conditions correlate with concentrations of transportation-disadvantaged populations.

Tue 23rd Aug 2016

Characterisation of and reflections on the synergy of bicycles and public transport

This research argues that combined use of the bicycle and public transport should be understood in a broad perspective, especially where bicycles link to higher speed and higher capacity public transport, such as the train.

Mon 22nd Aug 2016

Bike Network Mapping Idea Book

This resource highlights ways that different communities have mapped their existing and proposed bicycle networks.

Thu 11th Aug 2016

Can transit-oriented developments help achieve the recommended weekly level of physical activity?

This study aims to describe travel behavior of residents in Transit-oriented developments (TODs) and its impacts on levels of physical activity through utilitarian trips (i.e., routine trips to school, work and grocery shopping).

Thu 28th Jul 2016

Pursuing Equity in Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning

The purpose of this paper is to define transportation equity-related terms, synthesize and highlight recent research findings related to the travel needs of traditionally underserved populations ; and share strategies, practices and resources to address bicycle and pedestrian planning inequities.

Wed 13th Jul 2016

Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report

This report summarises U.S.-wide data on trends in walking and biking, and explores the intersections among transportation, health, economics, equity, government funding, and advocacy efforts. 

Wed 27th Apr 2016

Global Report on Diabetes

This report highlights the economic burden of increasing diabetes rates, noting that "The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the adult population." They recommend that "Urban planning and active transport policies can ensure that walking, cycling and other forms of non-motorized transport are accessible and safe for all. "

Fri 8th Apr 2016

CycleLogistics – Moving Europe Forward!

This research demonstrate the great potential for the reduction in energy consumption and pollutants caused by urban goods transport by shifting intra-urban final delivery of goods from the car to the bicycle.

Wed 6th Apr 2016