Bike share is growing at an astounding clip across the U.S., with over 88 million trips made on a bike share bike in the U.S. since 2010. In 2016 alone, riders took over 28 million trips, on par with the annual ridership of the entire Amtrak system, and higher than the number of people visiting Walt Disney World each year.
Thu 31st Aug 2017
Bicycle Education for Children Evaluation of a Program in Montreal
The purpose of this study was to evaluate an on- and off-bicycle education program for school-aged children in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to understand how education influences the cycling behavior and attitudes of children and parents.
Thu 25th May 2017
Revealed Bicyclist Route Preferences and Street Conditions
In this study, the route choices of cyclists in an urban environment were related to nine variables on street design and dynamics: tree shade, car parking, traffic speed, traffic volume, mixed or segregated traffic, dedicated bicycle facility, number of car lanes, number of restaurants, and number of retail stores.
Thu 25th May 2017
Assessing the Economic Impact and Health Effects of Bicycling in Minnesota
This project estimated the economic impact of the bicycling industry and events in Minnesota, estimated bicycling infrastructure use across the state, and assessed the health effects of bicycling in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Tue 23rd May 2017
Rapidly Expanding Mobile Apps for Crowd-sourcing Bike Data to New Cities
This project takes the first steps towards helping to overcome the barriers to wide-scale adoption of bike data crowd-sourcing mobile apps by creating a proof-of-concept “multi-region” architecture, allowing cities to share the same set of mobile apps on the Android and iOS apps stores while setting up their own server specific to their geographic area.
Wed 17th May 2017
Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts
This report investigates how the geometric design components of a roundabout may contribute to bicycle crashes.
Mon 1st May 2017
Association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality
This research investigates the association between active commuting and incident cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, and all cause mortality.
Wed 26th Apr 2017
Urban Sanity: Understanding Urban Mental Health Impacts and How to Create Saner, Happier Cities
This report examines how urban living affects residents' mental health and happiness, and ways to create saner, happier cities.
Fri 21st Apr 2017
Mechanisms underlying cognitive conspicuity in the detection of cyclists by car drivers
The aim of this study was to evaluate the visibility of cyclists for motorists in a simulated car driving task.
Wed 19th Apr 2017
Methods and Technologies for Pedestrian and Bicycle Volume Data Collection: Phase 2
This research explores automated count technologies that capture pedestrian and bicycle volume data. The publication focuses on technologies that came onto the market too late to be included in previous Phase 1 research.