2017 Sessions

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Testing and Trialling Temporary Bicycle Infrastructure

Session Details

Room: Regents

Format: Discussion

Hosts names: Rebecca Sims and Cavaina Baiton (Transport for Victoria)

Scribe: Samithree Rajapaksha

  • Discussion on how beneficial it is to assess the suitability and performance of bicycle infrastructure.

  • The most critical issue in implementing such test drive is the safety of the cyclist due to the huge number of crash records related to cyclists.

  • Discussion about the ongoing safety issues for cyclist, such as

    • Safety issues when approaching an intersection

    • Speedy cars

    • Smaller cycle lanes

  • Discussion about the how can they implement a segmentation procedure to list down which suburbs might be safer for cyclists.

  • Discussion about the barriers to implement trial infrastructures for bicycles.

    • Lack of advocacy.

    • Funding