Planning Research & Results



374 documents found

Cycling Australia: Women’s Stakeholder Findings

The findings in this report are based on the responses of 2,400 women and provide key insight into the challenges, opportunities, riding behaviours and satisfaction levels of women who ride bikes in Australia.

Wed 21st May 2014

A Study on Non-Motorised (NMT) Activities for Urban Environment

This study aim to define strategies for influencing of shifting from motorised to non-motorised modes of transport in the framework of a sustainable urban transport.

Tue 20th May 2014

Casino to Murwillumbah Rail Trail Study

This study assesses the economic feasibility of building a rail trail on a disused rail corridor between Casino and Murwillumbah in NSW.

Wed 14th May 2014

The Societal Costs and Benefits of Commuter Bicycling

This report simulates the effects of specific policies on commuter bicycling using system dynamics modeling.  The study compares the effect of policies to increase bicycle commuting in a car-dominated city and explores the role of participatory modeling to support transport planning in the face of complexity.

Mon 12th May 2014

Optimization Framework for Bicycle Network Design

This paper presents a new formulation for the network design problem as it relates to retrofitting existing roadway infrastructure for bicycles. The goal of the problem is, for a minimum cost, to connect all origin–destination pairs with paths where each roadway segment and intersection meets or exceeds a lower bound on its bicycling level of service.

Fri 25th Apr 2014

Knowing their place on the roads: What would equality mean for walking and cycling?

This article develops a framework assessing conditions for walking and cycling according to a theoretical conception of political and social equality, and so providing a basis on which to make arguments for change in transport policy, planning and law.

Fri 14th Mar 2014

Bicycle Connectivity and Safety Model

This paper presents a model and a set of tools that allow for a thorough investigation of a current transportation network from a bicyclist point of view and a method of assessing improvement that could increase connectivity at a desired level of tolerance. 

Thu 20th Feb 2014

How Does Land-Use and Urban Form Impact Bicycle Flows—Evidence from the Bicycle-Sharing System

This study looks at the BIXI bike sharing system in Montreal and examines the influence of meteorological data, temporal characteristics, bicycle infrastructure, land use and built environment attributes on arrival and departure flows at the station level. 

Wed 5th Feb 2014

Urban Bicycling and its Contribution to Transportation Sustainability

This research highlights bicycle development in China and makes a comparison to the situation in Copenhagen.  The paper makes suggestions for urban planners and transportation designers for future urbanisation of China.

Thu 23rd Jan 2014

Perceptions of Bicycle-Friendly Policy Impacts on Accessibility to Transit Services

This research project was designed to assess the distances travelled on bicycle by cycle-transit users (CTUs), both those who use bicycles as a means of access to transit stops and stations and those who bicycle to and travel on transit with their bicycles.  A mixed-methods approach was employed, using a literature review, a survey of cyclist-transit users in Philadelphia and San Francisco, and telephone interviews with a subset of survey respondents.

Wed 22nd Jan 2014