Walking & Cycling

Reflection: Why optimism is still an option – the battle for road space equity, for GCRO (2018)

This research report is entitled Taking Streets Seriously, and that is precisely what it does. Case studies of streets in a variety of different conditions interrogate how good urban design and liveable streets may shift in different contexts. While falling 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 →

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 →

Contributor & stakeholder engagement: SA National NMT Engineering Facility Guidelines

In 1987 and 1993, the National Department of Transport, South Africa, published manuals to address the needs of cyclists and pedestrians only. These manuals, however, became out-dated due to new technologies and developments in the provision of facilities for non-motorised transport (NMT). Continue reading →

Engaging stakeholders & media communication: Cradle of Humankind (Gauteng) mountain biking trail

In 2001 the Cradle of Humankind Tourism Master Plan made provision for the construction of mountain biking trails in the road reserves of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site (COH WHS). A mountain biking feasibility study undertaken by the Continue reading →

Contributor: “Health co-benefits of climate change mitigation (Transport)”, WHO

The threat climate change poses to health, equity, and development has been rigorously documented. However, in an era marked by economic crisis, regional conflicts, natural disasters and growing disparities between rich and poor, the joint global actions required to address Continue reading →

Author: “A challenge shared – is Cape Town ready for a bicycle-share system?” (SATC 2011)

The concept of public bikes, or bike share programmes, has been receiving an increasing amount of attention from transport policy makers and agencies internationally. From the most famous, Velib in Paris, to the most recent, Barclays (Boris’ Bikes) in London, Continue reading →