We want your feedback! Complete the 2022 Newsletter Subscriber Survey and you can go into the draw to win: 2x $200 vouchers, 3x My APO+ memberships, and a ticket to EIS 2023.

Cycling

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Bicycling
NARROWER TERMS


Survey

People and transport national poll 2022: results

This poll of over 2000 Australians reveals that eight in ten people believe governments should invest more in public transport, with seven in ten keen to see Australia’s entire bus fleet electrified and run on renewables as soon as possible.
Briefing paper

Cycling amongst Māori: patterns, influences, and opportunities

This research describes Māori cycling patterns and explores enablers and barriers for cycling amongst Māori.
Evaluation

Evaluation of New Zealand cycle trial - counter data analysis, 2020

This document reports on the findings from the eco-Visio and Department of Conservation (DOC) trail counters, secondary/supplementary data sources, and conversations with the New Zealand Cycle Trail Great Ride managers.
Report

The shared path: people not cars at the heart of the communities

The transport sector accounts for almost a quarter of our total climate emissions, and more than half of these come from private vehicles. New Zealand has committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, but this won’t happen without a substantial reduction in private...
Report

Riding the revolution

This report argues that South East Queensland is in the midst of an active transport revolution, one that can be made permanent with the adoption of a bold and determined new policy approach for the region.
Strategy

Pedalling to a better normal

This Bicycle Network strategy document calls for governments to immediately provide better places to ride, incentives for people riding bikes, supportive laws and programs that embed bike riding for transport and recreation as a social norm.
Literature review

Talking about transport modality shift: a literature review

This literature review was written to inform a message guide for technical experts, communicators and advocates working to deliver urban mobility solutions that grow the share of travel by public transport, walking and cycling. Its purpose is to help us use more effective strategies to...
Report

Safe micromobility

Examining the traffic safety of pedal cycles, electrically assisted cycles and electrically powered personal mobility devices, such as e-scooters, in an urban context, this report also proposes a framework to define micro-mobility and suggests certain limits on mass and speed to classify them.
Report

Pedal cyclist injury deaths and hospitalisations 1999–00 to 2015–16

This report looks at injury hospitalisations for pedal cyclists in 2015–16, as well as trend information for deaths and hospitalisations from 1999–00 to 2015–16.
Report

Investing in people who walk and cycle: Share the Road Programme annual report 2018

The Share the Road Programme (launched in 2008 by UN Environment and the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society) acts as an advocate for action. This report highlights the best practice of countries around the world to prioritize the needs of pedestrians and cyclists.
Working paper

The evolution of bike sharing: 10 questions on the emergence of new technologies, opportunities, and risks

This working paper provides decisionmakers at the city level a series of frequently asked questions and responses in order to assess the adoption and implementation of a bike-sharing scheme.
Report

Cycling in the news: executive summary

The coverage of cycling in the news is likely to be shaping public understandings of cyclists and cycling and, by extension, it likely affects both the uptake of cycling and public policy support. This executive summary describes the findings of a linguistic study of items...
Briefing paper

Active transport: critical policy brief

This policy brief draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s transport research community to inform policy makers and the wider community on the critical challenge of increasing participation in active transport.
Position paper

Australia’s mandatory helmet laws: Bicycle Network position paper

Mandatory helmet laws, originally supported by Bicycle Network, were introduced in Australia in the 1990s. However, after a 14-month policy review, the network has decided to call for change.
Conference paper

Toward a framework for walkable and bikeable coastal Australian communities

Australia demonstrates a unique spatial pattern whereby approximately half of the population resides within seven kilometres (and eighty-five percent within fifty kilometres) of the coast, and eighty-nine percent live in areas defined as ‘urban’ but that have a relatively low population density. This differs notably...
Conference paper

Validating mobile phone generated bicycle route data in support of active transportation

As our cities continue to growth in an era of urbanization there is a need to harness the power of big data to support data driven planning. Yet we need to ensure this data in credible and reliable, particularly when obtained from smart phone apps...
Strategy

Victorian cycling strategy 2018-28: Increasing cycling for transport

The Victorian government has a new plan to get more people cycling to work, school and around their local neighbourhood.
Article

They know where you go: dockless bike sharing looms as the next disruptor – if key concerns are fixed

Beyond the benefits of dockless bike sharing for people’s mobility and health, these services are producing an ever more useful byproduct: journey data, which could be a powerful tool for city planners and policymakers
Guide

Designing for all ages & abilities: contextual guidance for high-comfort bicycle facilities

This guide, developed by practitioners from cities across North America, sets an 'all ages and abilities' criteria for selecting and implementing bike facilities.
Survey

Mandatory helmet law public survey summary

A survey of almost 20,000 people by the Bicycle Network has confirmed what most Australians already know - mandatory helmet laws have had a negative impact on cycling participation rates in this country.