Cycling Research Articles
Here’s is collection of cycling articles that also discuss cycling issues, urban planning, road issues and related topics. If you have a article or link you think would be of benefit, please contact us and also don’t forget to include the author and a brief description of the article.
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Victoria Transport Policy Institute: Walking and Cycling Documents (Canada)
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems. We provide a variety of resources available free at this website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.
Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling to Improve Public Health: Lessons From The Netherlands and Germany
John Pucher, PhD, and Lewis Dijkstra, PhD (American Journal of Public Health, September 2003, Vol 93, No. 9)
Objectives. We examined the public health consequences of unsafe and inconvenient walking and bicycling conditions in American cities to suggest improvements based on successful policies in The Netherlands and Germany.
The Social and Emotional Aspects of Transportation Cycling
by Bruce A. Mol (c) 2002
The social aspects of transportation cycling include personal and societal responsibilities. The personal responsibilities are the physical requirements needed to ensure the safety of self and society. The societal responsibilities include communication, courtesy and contribution. The emotional aspects of transportation cycling include the context or presumptions under which cyclists engage with traffic and development of emotions and concern for self and society, to cope with traffic.
Public Health and Urban Transport, A Broader View of Sustainability and How to Make it Publicly and Politically Acceptable Prof. John Pucher, University of Sydney and Rutgers University
This presentation was made at Connecting Cycling Melbourne, Thursday Feb 16th 2006. Connecting Cycling Melbourne: Health & Culture in Planning for Bicycles was a free 1 day event featuring speakers from a variety of fields. Presentation discusses linkages between Transport and Public Health.
Making the Right Choices Options for Managing Transport Congestion
Submission by Alan Parker Design 20-5-06 Purpose of this submission This submission focuses on the liquid fuel energy sector and the failure of the Strategy “Melbourne 2030” to confront a future liquid fuel crisis that current research shows will happen within the next 20 years and well within the 2030 timeframe.
IntegratedTransport – YeatesiT.biz (QLD)
Resource List – In a continual state of development, so Check regularly for updates.A number of papers, submissions and other material including fact sheets, information sheets etc are provided for perusal.
Inquiry into violence associated with motor vehicle use
This project, funded by the Parliament of Victoria, Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee aims to measure the incidence, prevalence, severity, cost and impact of violence associated with motor vehicle use in Victoria; perform a review of Victorian, national and international research into violence associated with motor vehicle use; study the effectiveness of strategies and initiatives relating to violence associated with motor vehicle use; and assess the need for policy and legislative reform to reduce violence associated with the motor vehicle use at the state level.
Monash University Accident Research Centre: Report #206 – 2003 Driver distraction: a review of the literature
This report provides a comprehensive review of the current research on driver distractions deriving from within the vehicle. The impact of technology (e.g., mobile phones and route guidance systems) and non technology-based distractions (e.g., eating, smoking and conversing with passengers) on driving performance is examined and the relative influence of these distractions on driving is discussed.
Early identification of repetitive high risk locations or “black spots” as an aid to reduction of road trauma
by Micheal Yeates. Australian Coroners’ Society Inc. Annual Conference, Brisbane Queensland 22-24 November 2000
Until they reach “epidemic” proportions, many events involving serious injury or death appear to be regarded as one-off “accidents” when to others, obvious causes can be seen.