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Revolutions for Women: Increasing women’s participation in cycling for recreation and transport

This paper reports on a research study conducted in Melbourne, Australia, aimed at investigating reasons for gender differences in cycling, and identifying successful interventions for promoting cycling for women.  


Fri 24th Sep 2010

International Scan Summary Report on Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety and Mobility

In May 2009, a team of 12 transportation professionals with expertise in bicycling and walking from the United States visited five countries in Europe to identify and assess effective approaches to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and mobility. This summary report provides an overview of the team’s findings and recommendations.


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Road Safety in Australia: A Publication Commemorating World Health Day 2004

The report provides an easy to read introduction to road safety issues in Australia with a summary of Australian cycling safety in Chapter 23 (and Pedestrians in Chapter 24).


Fri 24th Sep 2010

‘€˜I want to ride my bike’€™: overcoming barriers to cycling to intermediate schools

The objective of this research was to identify the barriers to students cycling to school for six intermediate schools and recommend specific interventions for the schools, along with more general, national level recommendations.


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Developing School-based Cycle Trains in New Zealand

A cycle train is similar in approach to the ‘walking school bus’ – adult volunteer ‘conductors’ cycle along a set route to school, collecting children from designated ‘train stops’. This research report evaluates a trial of school based cycle trains in New Zealand. 


Fri 24th Sep 2010

Transport Problems Facing Large Cities

This paper begins with a discussion of transport problems facing large cities and their applicability to Sydney. International best practice in urban transport policy from cities around the world is then identified, firstly from a public transport viewpoint, and then reducing urban road congestion.


Thu 23rd Sep 2010

The Cost Benefit Analysis of Cycling

The purpose of the report was to share and discuss the Nordic experiences concerning Cost-Benefit-Analysis in the area of cycling infrastructure in order to reach a common understanding and platform for further work. 


Thu 23rd Sep 2010

Are Vehicle Travel Reduction Targets Justified?  Evaluating Mobility Management Policy Objectives

This report, published in 2009 by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, investigates whether transportation policies should include mobility management objectives, such as targets to reduce vehicle travel and encourage use of alternative modes. 


Thu 23rd Sep 2010

Cyclist bunch riding: A review of the literature

This report is a review of the literature on cyclists who ride in large groups or bunches on public roads. The aims of the review were to understand the behaviour of bunch riders, particularly the behaviours that may contribute to increased risk of collision and to make recommendations for effective enforcement and countermeasure strategies for this road user group. 


Tue 21st Sep 2010

Melbourne Bicycle Account 2007

The Bicycle Account reports the progress of the City of Melbourne's Bike Plan 2007-2011.


Tue 21st Sep 2010