Cyclists and noncyclists have a wide range of perceptions of on-street bicycling facility designs — including sharrows, bike lanes, and buffered bike lanes — along a variety of roadway types, with and without curbside automobile parking.
The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program's NCHRP Research Report 941: Bicyclist Facility Preferences and Effects on Increasing Bicycle Trips provides insights from communities where on-road cycling for transportation is less common, particularly in the Southeast U.S.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2020. Bicyclist Facility Preferences and Effects on Increasing Bicycle Trips. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25792.
|Chapter 1 - Introduction||4-6|
|Chapter 2 - Study Methodology||7-21|
|Chapter 3 - Focus Group Findings||22-28|
|Chapter 4 - Description of Survey Respondents||29-33|
|Chapter 5 - Expressed Comfort, Safety, and Willingness to Try Cycling||34-50|
|Chapter 6 - Perceptions of Transportation Change||51-63|
|Chapter 7 - Changes in Comfort, Safety, Willingness to Try Cycling, and Actual Cycling Behavior||64-68|
|Chapter 8 - Conclusions and Application of Findings for Decision-Making||69-76|
|Appendix A - Focus Group Presentation Materials||81-93|
|Appendix B - Before Survey||94-114|
|Appendix C - After Survey||115-131|
|Appendix D - Survey Demographics||132-133|
|Appendix E - Alternatives to Regression||134-138|
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