Planning Research & Results



374 documents found

Cycling: Moving Australia Forward

This 2007 publication by the Cycling Promotion Fund offers a data-based talking points for a discussion on the social, economic and environmental benefits of cycling.

Mon 20th Sep 2010

At the Frontiers of Cycling: Policy Innovations in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

This article, published in World Transport Policy and Practice, provides detailed case studies of cycling in six cities: two in the Netherlands (Amsterdam and Groningen), two in Denmark (Copenhagen and Odense), and two in Germany (Berlin and Muenster). It includes information about travel trends, lanes, intersection treatments, bicycle parking, public transport integration, safety and bicycle promotion.

Mon 20th Sep 2010

The effectiveness of community-based cycling promotion

The Cycling Connecting Communities project was evaluated by a pre- and post-project telephone survey of residents in the Liverpool and Fairfield areas, as well as a demographically similar comparison area nearby. Bike counters at strategic locations on major cycle paths will monitor use of these cycle paths.

Mon 20th Sep 2010

Development of a performance based specification for a major bicycle facility

This 2003 report prodcued by ARRB Transport Research provides performance-based standards for rail trail surfaces, based on users' opinions of what constituted acceptable levels of ride quality on paths built on soils similar to expansive clays.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

The economic significance of cycling

This study published in the Netherlands in 2000 assesses the various costs and benefits of cycling in various parts of the world.  Their wide ranging analysis covers the costs of traffic and infrastructure, economic considerations and the health and environmental benefits of cycling.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Quantifying the benefits of non-motorized transportation

Produced by the Canadian Victoria Transport Policy Institute this paper outlines the numerous benefits associated with active transport modes such as cycling. It discusses the methods available to quantify the social, economic, environmental and transport benefits of cycling.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Active Transportation for America

This report quantifies, for the first time, the benefits that America can expect from elevating the priority of bicycling and walking in our nation’s transportation system. This case statement for increased investment in bicycling and walking infrastructure evaluates benefits in the areas of transportation, oil dependence, climate change, and public health, and puts dollar estimates to the economic value of these benefits.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Cycling and Environment

This briefing, published by the European Network for Cycling Expertise in 2003, focuses on the environmental problems associated with motorised transport and identifies and discusses cycling’s role as an alternative, environmentally-benign mode of transport.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Economic evaluation of cycle projects - methodology and unit prices

This working paper, published by the City of Copenhagen in Dec 2009, aims to establish a methodological basis and unit prices to evaluate cycling on equal terms with other modes of transport and improve the foundation for prioritization of resources.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle Network - Demand Assessment and Economic appraisal

This 2010 report was prepared for the City of Sydney by AECOM to determine the economic desirability of developing the Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle Network. The study found the Inner Sydney Regional Bicycle  would deliver at least $506 million - or $3.88 for every dollar spent - in net economic benefits over 30 years, and reduce Sydney's traffic congestion by 4.3 million car trips a year.

Fri 17th Sep 2010