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Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides (2017 Edition)

Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides contains information that relates to the planning, design and traffic management of cycling facilities and is sourced from Austroads Guides, primarily the Guide to Road Design, the Guide to Traffic Managementand…

Effectiveness and Selection of Treatments for Cyclists at Signalised Intersections
Cycling forms an integral element of a transport system, and provides a genuine alternative travel choice to cars while contributing to healthier lifestyles. Many governments, including those in Australia and New Zealand, have set targets to…
The Road Safety Consequences of Changing Travel Modes
Understanding the extent of changes in modal shift and their consequences in terms of road deaths and injuries is essential if we are to fully understand progress towards the targets of the National Road Safety Strategy, and the actions that may be…
Pedestrian-Cyclist Conflict Minimisation on Shared Paths and Footpaths
The interaction between pedestrians and cyclists is increasingly causing safety concerns, exacerbated by the use of wheeled recreational devices, including wheelchairs, powered scooters and gophers. Some of these concerns are real and others are…
Bus-Bike Interaction with the Road Network
Buses and Bikes are at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of size, mass and manoeuvrability but frequently operate in the same road space, especially adjacent to the kerb and at intersections. Both buses and bicycles are effective alternatives…
Investigation of Cyclist Safety at Intersections
This report investigates casualty cyclist accidents over two years in metropolitan areas of Melbourne and Sydney, and the nature of crashes and intersection features at 18 sites in Melbourne with higher cyclist crash numbers, in an attempt to:…
Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety: Recent Developments
The purpose of the report is to review developments in pedestrian and cyclist safety, particularly over the last ten years, with a view to identifying emerging issues and practice and describing new insights into pedestrian and cyclist safety.…
Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety: Investigation of Accidents in Different Road Environments
This report presents the results of a comparison of pedestrian and bicycle casualty accident characteristics in the CBDs, inner metropolitan areas and outer metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Preliminary examination of crashes in…
Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety: Pedestrian Crashes at Pedestrian Facilities
All pedestrian crashes in the NSW and Victorian databases for the years 1990-1994 were analysed. A sample of crashes at each of the principal types of pedestrian facility was drawn from the crash data set and the accident report form for each crash…
Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety: Comparisons of Pedestrians Accidents in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland
This report presents the results of a comparison of pedestrian and bicycle accidents in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Cross-tabulations were provided by the road authorities in the three States. Variables which were used in the cross…