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Rediscover riding: A starter guide for bicycle riders

Rediscover ridingDownload Rediscover riding: A starter guide for bicycle riders (PDF, 1.83MB)

Bike riding is part of Queensland life. For children, it’s hours of joy and discovery that builds confidence and independence. For adults, it’s an enjoyable way to grab some exercise together with family, friends or some me time.

This guide aims to help parents to get their children started riding a bike safely and also helps new riders of any age. 

 

Bicycle riding encouragement guide: Making the most of riding infrastructure in your community

Bicycle Riding Encouragement GuideDownload the Bicycle riding encouragement program guide (PDF, 1.39MB)

Using learnings from the Active Towns Program and TMR's Bicycle Encouragement Program research, this guide offers practical guidance for local governments, and non-for-profit groups on developing and evaluating bike riding encouragement programs to make the most of bike riding infrastructure.

 

A bicycle fleet guide for your workplace

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Workplace bicycle fleets can allow staff to get active, enjoy some fresh air and travel to close-by destinations efficiently.

This guide aims to help workplaces understand the benefits of an organisational bike fleet and provides tips and guidance on setting one up.

 

More bicycle riding, more often in Queensland: Research summary report 2018

Research summary reportDownload the More bicycle riding, more often in Queensland: Research summary report 2018 (PDF, 1.65MB)

If we want to see more bicycle riding in Queensland, we need to understand the behaviours, motivations and barriers to getting more people on bikes.

More bicycle riding, more often in Queensland summarises important and extensive research undertaken in 2018, that put the spotlight on Queenslanders and their bike riding behaviour.

We reviewed secondary sources, ran stakeholder engagement and conducted primary research with people of all ages and abilities across Queensland to better understand the attitudes, behaviours, barriers and enablers that affect bike riding in Queensland. From this research we have created typologies to help us bring the personas to life.

The research summary report will help people working in active transport behavioural fields, educators and community groups involved in encouragement programs to identify the right audience, with the right activities and key messages to help grow bicycle riding in Queensland. 

 

Bicycle riding typologies for Queensland: In-depth research report 2018

Bicycle riding typologies for
Queensland: Indepth research report 2018Download the Bicycle riding typologies for Queensland: Indepth research report (PDF, 2.43MB)

Using findings from TMR's Bicycle Encouragement Program research, this report presents deep insights into the typologies and personas developed for Queensland.

 

Active Towns pilot program summary report

Active Towns pilot program summary
reportDownload the Active Towns pilot program summary report (PDF, 1.65MB)

The Active Towns program was a Queensland Government pilot initiative from 2012-2015 delivered in partnership with local councils to combine active transport infrastructure with encouragement programs. The pilot program was conducted in communities of Gold Coast, Mackay and Cairns, and aimed to improve awareness, attitudes and behaviours in each of the 3 pilot locations.

 

Community and Stakeholder Engagement Guide

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The Community and Stakeholder Engagement Guide was developed to support the delivery of consistent and effective community and stakeholder engagement for Queensland Government Active Transport Investment Program (ATIP) funded cycling infrastructure projects across Queensland.

The guide aims to:

  • help local and state governments engage actively and consistently with community members and stakeholders when planning, designing and delivering bicycle riding infrastructure funded under ATIP
  • assist community members and community stakeholders to participate in the engagement processes for the design and delivery of ATIP projects.

National Cycling Participation Survey 2019

In September 2019, Austroads released the results of the National Cycling Participation Survey 2019. The survey shows that around 674,400 people in Queensland ride a bicycle for recreation and transport in a typical week.

To view the survey, visit the Austroads website

 
Last updated
13 January 2021