New encyclopedia entry on low carbon transport and cycling, by Weichang Kong and Dorina Pojani
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New encyclopedia entry on low carbon transport and cycling, by Weichang Kong and Dorina Pojani

So far, only a handful of larger Northern European and East Asian cities have managed to achieve high proportions of cycling for transport. Also, in a few smaller university towns or working-class enclaves, cycling is normalized as part of the everyday culture. The cycling policies and programs which have been learned from these places are … Continue reading

New article on recreational cycling in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on recreational cycling in Journal of Transport & Health, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

This study joins a growing body of literature on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on activity patterns. Set in Hanoi, Vietnam, it is the first study to examine recreational cycling in the Global South. It highlights that a growth in recreational cycling presents both opportunities and challenges. Title: The emergence of recreational cycling in … Continue reading

New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team
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New Conversation article on cycling and weather, by UQ|UP team

Hopping on your bike when it’s raining, or snowing, might seem unappealing. But research by Richard Bean, Dorina Pojani, and Jonathan Corcoran, recently featured in The Conversation found that inclement weather conditions deter some cyclists more than others. In the first analysis of its kind, the UP|UP team captured eight years of data from 40 … Continue reading

New paper on cycling and weather in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team
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New paper on cycling and weather in Journal of Transport Geography, by UQ|UP team

This study examines the effect of weather on bikeshare use. We employ data from forty Public Bicycle Sharing Programs located in forty cities (16 countries) across five different climate zones, spanning tropical to boreal climates. Our curated dataset is longitudinal and consists of nearly 100 million cycling trips. Key findings include: (a) the most significant … Continue reading

UQ|UP team wins AURIN grant to study bikeability in Australian cities
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UQ|UP team wins AURIN grant to study bikeability in Australian cities

Bikeability for Transportation: Tools and Data for Research and Practice. This project will develop a new bikeability assessment tool, making it possible to assess and monitor planning, design, infrastructure and policy interventions over time. Combined with AURIN’s existing walkability tool, objective and accessible bikeability measures will support multi‐modal transportation planning with a strong active transportation … Continue reading

New article on cycling in Policy Design and Practice, co-authored by Dorina Pojani
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New article on cycling in Policy Design and Practice, co-authored by Dorina Pojani

In Singapore, cycling serves only two percent of daily commuter trips. Whenever cycling is discussed in relation to tropical settings, weather and climate are cited as major barriers to success. Commentators based in temperate climate zones assume that stifling heat, humidity, monsoon rains, and severe thunderstorms preclude the adoption of cycling in the tropics. Drawing … Continue reading