Walking & Cycling

Walking & Cycling (NMT) Specialist: Rustenburg Rapid Transport, North West, SA

In 2010 Rustenburg Local Municipality start planning for a Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) service, and commissioned the services of a team to manage the project. My role, from 2011-2014, was to establish a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly environment within the BRT route Continue reading →

Technical editor: “NMT Integration into urban transport in Africa” (Routledge, 2017)

This publication, Non-Motorised Transport integration into urban transport planning in Africa, will be published in the latter half of 2017, by Routledge, as part of their Transport and Society series. Edited by Winnie Mitullah (University of Nairobi), Marianne Vanderschuren (University of Continue reading →

Research & writing: UNEP’s “Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling” (UNEP)

This new report, Global Outlook on Walking and Cycling – policies and realities from around the world, was published in 2016 by Share the Road, led by UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The report highlights the importance of investment in walking and Continue reading →

Research & publication “Considering the opportunities for public bicycle systems in Cape Town”

Finding our balance: Considering the opportunities for public bicycle systems in Cape Town, South Africa, was published in the peer-reviewed journal Research in Transportation Business and Management 15, November 2014. This paper seeks to examine the degree to which a public bicycle Continue reading →

Research & feasibility study: Public Bicycle (Bicycle Share) system for Cape Town

Since their emergence in the 1960s, public bicycle systems (also known as bicycle-sharing systems, or bike-share) now operate in more than 730 cities worldwide, on five continents. These systems usually operate in the commercial district or central city, where there are multiple desirable destinations and a Continue reading →

Presentation: Velo-City bicycle planning conference, Nijmegen, Netherlands, June 2017

This research, prepared for the Scientists for Cycling Colloquium, Velo-City, 12 June 2017, Arnhem-Nijmegen, Netherlands, asks whether this poor implementation, road safety, and inability to shift cycling behaviour, above, is partially a consequence of the ambivalent policy and political discourse. It reflects Continue reading →

Planning & network design: walking & cycling facilities around BRT stations, Johannesburg

Improving public transport offers the opportunity to significantly reduce transport disadvantage and its debilitating consequences. However, before starting to plan and implement strategies, the first need to have in mind is that customers need to be able to access public transport in a safe, dignified, sociable and Continue reading →

NMT specialist: Ekurhuleni (South Africa) Metro Municipality Bus Rapid Transit

In 2013 the Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality started planning Phase 1 A and Phase 1B of its Bus Rapid Transit Project, North/South Corridor from ORT International Airport to Tembisa. From 2013 until 2015 I worked as the NMT specialist on the project, awarded Continue reading →