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
Active Transportation and Real Estate: The Next Frontier
This report identifies "trail-oriented development" which takes adantage of infrastructure that supports active ways of getting around in urban areas.
Thu 31st Mar 2016
Low-Stress Neighborhood Bikeability Assessment to Prioritize Bicycle Infrastructure
This paper introduces a new method to prioritize bicycle improvement projects based on accessibility to important destinations, such as grocery stores, banks, and restaurants.
Thu 10th Mar 2016
Procuring e-bikes for cleaner postal deliveries in Croatia
The EU-funded Pro-E-Bike project helped Croatia’s national postal service Hrvatska pošta (Croatian Post) to test electric bikes as a way for it to deliver letters and small packages using cleaner and more energy-efficient vehicles.
Thu 4th Feb 2016
Effect of environmental perceptions on bicycle travelers’ decision-making process
this study was designed to investigate the formation of bike travelers’ decisions by extending the model of goal-directed behavior (MGB). Specifically, this study incorporated two vital constructs in bicycle tourism, namely environmental connectedness and environmental behavior, into the MGB framework.
Thu 21st Jan 2016
Moving Toward Active Transportation: How Policies Can Encourage Walking and Bicycling
This research review updates the Active Living Research (ALR) brief on active travel and the links between active travel and public health. To assess the state of knowledge in this vast and dynamic field, the study examined peer-reviewed scholarly review articles published between 2009 and 2015.
Wed 13th Jan 2016
Sustainable urban distribution : measures to reduce negative impacts of urban freight transport
This research looks at the potential for freight operations to be carried out by bicycles and looks at measures to reduce the negative impacts of urban freight transport.