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Cycling on the University of Waterloo Campus: A social impact assessment

TitleCycling on the University of Waterloo Campus: A social impact assessment
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsMalebranche, C., N. Ramsumair, M. Crabb, G. Carioni, J. Fox, L. Rowlandson, D. Gault, S. MacDonald, B. Paratchek, A. McLauchlin, R. Abbotts, G. Sangha, T. Kitay, and C. Stredwick
Keywordsbike safety, cycling, cycling facilities, rider safety
Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the cycling facilities that exist and adopt a schematic to create an environment in which cycling can be easy, safe, enjoyable, secure and accessible for all cyclists, present and future, in the Region of Waterloo. It is vital to examine this issue because of the many implications that exist for cyclists, pedestrians, motorists, and the region as a whole. The initial scoping plan identified a need for further inquiry into existing cycling facilities and conditions both in and around the two Universities… The objective of this study is to enhance regional cycling facilities including parking, paths, lanes, lock-ups, and signage. The goal is to see cycling become an easy, safe, secure, and enjoyable experience for all current and potential cyclists travelling within the Region… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca