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Key changes to the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) that affect cycling and walking - TIN41 Revised

Publisher: 
Sustrans
Publication date: 
April 2016
Abstract: 

This note summarises the key changes in the revised Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) 20161 that affect cycling and walking. It has been compiled from an initial reading of the document but at this early stage it is likely that there are some omissions and it should be regarded as work in progress; we invite comments, suggestions, questions, insights and feedback2.

In addition, DfT have indicated that they will be providing some accompanying advice and there will be an update of the Traffic Signs Manual in due course.

Cycle Boom - Summary of Key Findings and Recommendations

Publisher: 
Oxford Brookes University
Publication date: 
September 2016
Abstract: 

Analysing cycling as a social practice: An empirical grounding for behaviour change

Publisher: 
Elsevier
Publication date: 
December 2014
Abstract: 

Despite significant national and local efforts over the last decade to stimulate uptake of cycling in the UK, levels of cycling (particularly utility cycling) remain at around 2% of journeys. Understanding of cycling behaviour and subsequent development of interventions has typically been undertaken using an individualist approach, often relying on psychologically based models of behaviour.

Traffic Impact of Highway Capacity Reductions: Assessment of the Evidence

Publisher: 
Landor Publishing
Publication date: 
March 1998
Abstract: 

"The main question tackled here is: what really happens to traffic conditions when road capacity is reduced or reallocated? In pursuing the answer, interpretation of the evidence required consideration of a second question which had not featured so strongly in the original work-plan: what are the underlying changes in travel choice and behaviour that cause these effects?"

The Value of Cycling

Publisher: 
Department for Transport, Phil Jones Associates
Publication date: 
March 2016
Abstract: 

Independent evidence review of national and international studies showing the economic value of investing in cycling infrastructure.

The review found that existing methods of appraisal do not incorporate the full extent of economic benefits associated with cycling. The review found these potential benefits:

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