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Cover of Bicycle Parking Facilities: Updating the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management
Bicycle Parking Facilities: Updating the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management
  • Publication no: AP-R528-16
  • ISBN: 978-1-925451-37-5
  • Published: 13 October 2016

This report provides recommended content for inclusion in the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 11: Parking.

This content guides the design of bicycle parking facilities and helps identify appropriate provisions of bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities.

Providing bicycle parking in accordance with the principles outlined in this report, can encourage bicycle use and the more efficient use high-value urban space.

  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction / Purpose
    • 1.1. Overview
  • 2. Benefits of Providing Bicycle Parking
    • 2.1. Improved Accessibility
    • 2.2. Space Efficiency
    • 2.3. Increase in Trade
    • 2.4. Capital Growth
    • 2.5. Environmental Sustainability
    • 2.6. Health Benefits
    • 2.7. Encourage Liveability
    • 2.8. Other Benefits
  • 3. User Considerations
    • 3.1. User Types
    • 3.2. Bicycle Types
  • 4. Facility Considerations
    • 4.1. Facility Types
      • 4.1.1. Bicycle Lockers (Security Level A)
      • 4.1.2. Bicycle Cages (Security Level B)
      • 4.1.3. Bicycle Racks (Security Level C)
    • 4.2. Design Principles
      • 4.2.1. Proximate
      • 4.2.2. Intuitive
      • 4.2.3. Visibility
      • 4.2.4. Security
      • 4.2.5. Facility Access Management
      • 4.2.6. Amenity and Usability
      • 4.2.7. Other End-of-trip Facilities
      • 4.2.8. Easy to Maintain
  • 5. Parking Provision
    • 5.1. Why it is Important to get it Right
    • 5.2. Statutory Requirements
    • 5.3. Mode Split Targets
    • 5.4. Location Based Targets
    • 5.5. Bicycle Parking Rates
      • 5.5.1. Peak Population Densities
      • 5.5.2. Short vs Long-Stay Splits
      • 5.5.3. Generic 10% Bicycle Parking Rates
    • 5.6. End-of-Trip Facilities
  • 6. Design of Bicycle Parking
    • 6.1. On-Street
      • 6.1.1. Access
      • 6.1.2. Layout
    • 6.2. Off-Street
      • 6.2.1. Access
      • 6.2.2. Layout
  • References
  • Appendix A Summary for Inclusion in Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 11: Parking
  • A.1 Benefits of Providing Bicycle Parking
  • A.1.1 Improved Accessibility
  • A.1.2 Space Efficiency
  • A.1.3 Increase in Trade
  • A.1.4 Capital Growth
  • A.1.5 Environmental Sustainability
  • A.1.6 Health Benefits
  • A.1.7 Encouraging Liveability
  • A.1.8 Other User Benefits
  • A.2 User Considerations
  • A.2.1 User Types
  • A.2.2 Bicycle Types
  • A.3 Facility Considerations
  • A.3.1 Facility Types
  • A.3.2 Design Principles
  • A.4 Number of Spaces
  • A.4.1 Why it’s Important to get it Right
  • A.4.2 Statutory Requirements
  • A.4.3 Mode Split Targets
  • A.4.4 Location Based Targets
  • A.4.5 Bicycle Parking Rates
  • A.4.6 End-of-Trip Facilities
  • A.5 Design of Bicycle Parking
  • A.5.1 On-Street
  • Access
  • Layout
  • A.5.2 Off-Street
  • Access
  • Layout