Active Travel

Walking and cycling are important means of transport. Projects with an active travel focus are primarily undertaken in by the Network and Safety Programs.

Latest publications and webinars

Integrating Safe System with Movement and Place for Vulnerable Road Users
The Movement and Place Framework is increasingly used to guide transport planning in delivering a more integrated transport system to improve customer outcomes and support a range of user groups. Work is already underway in some jurisdictions to…
Australian Cycling Participation 2019
  • AP-C91-19
  • 19 September 2019
  • Research Reports
The National Cycling Participation Survey (NCPS) is a standardised survey that has been repeated biennially since March/April 2011, with minor changes to the survey structure between 2011 and 2013. The NCPS provides data on cycling participation at a…
Australasian Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool [V2.1]: User Guide
  • AP-R592-18
  • 29 November 2018
  • Research Reports
This user guide describes the operation and outputs of the Australasian Pedestrian Crossing Facility Selection Web Tool located at www.austroads.com.au/road-operations/network-operations/pedestrian-facility-selection-tool This guide describes the…

An overview of Austroads' approach to cycling and walking.

Projects with an active travel focus are primarily undertaken in by the Network and Safety Programs.

The Pedestrian Facility Selection Tool helps practitioners select the most appropriate type of pedestrian crossing based on walkability, safety and economic outcomes. Link to Tool and user guide.

An overview of the biennial Cycling Participation Survey.