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An investigation of bike speed on shared paths in Victoria

Nicholls, H, Nguyen, H, Carlisle, R

Cycling

ARSC conference 2016

EXTENDED ABSTRACT: The high speed of a minority of bike riders on shared paths is an emerging road safety issue. VicRoads has a number of bike loop counters, most are on shared paths or bike paths. They record the speed of each passing cyclist.

This poster will provide an overview of a project that was run from December 2015 to February 2016 to investigate the issue of bike speed on shared paths and to determine countermeasures to address it. A key focus of the investigation was the interaction between bike riders and pedestrians, and creating a safe shared environment on shared paths