Cycling research

Research plays an important role in the successful implementation of bicycle policies by providing robust evidence and useful insights on cycling in NSW. Here we provide public access to our research findings to help other decision makers make informed choices on cycling policies and projects.

Planning documentation

For documents related to planning with cyclists in mind, see Partners and suppliers – local government.

Contra-Flow Bicycle Lanes: A Behavioural Study 2013

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) commissioned this study to determine if parallel parking to the left of contra-flow bicycle lanes poses an unacceptable safety risk to bicycle riders in the contra-flow lane.

Sydney CBD Cycleways Traffic Signals Optimisation 2009

This report analyses the operation of the special bicycle signals at signalised intersections on dedicated cycleways within and close to the Sydney Central Business District (CBD).

Study of Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety on Shared Paths 2009

Summarises the findings of a study conducted in NSW exploring potential conflicts between cyclists and pedestrians.

Bicycle law compliance and helmets 1994

Evaluation of the NSW Introduction of Compulsory Bicycle Helmet Legislation 1994.

Bicycle law compliance and helmets 1993

An Observational Survey of Law Compliance and Helmet 1993.

Bicycle law compliance and helmets 1992

Law Compliance Among Cyclists in New South Wales 1992.

Bicycle law compliance and helmets 1991

Law Compliance and Helmet Use Amongst Cyclists in NSW 1991.

Bicycle law compliance and helmets 1990

Law Compliance and Helmet Use Amongst Cyclists in NSW 1990

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