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The Australian Bicycle Council's role is to: oversee and coordinate implementation of the Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-16, provide a forum for the sharing of information between stakeholders involved in the implementation of the Strategy, and maintain a repository of information and resources to promote increased cycling in Australia. Reporting…
The Austroads research program runs from 2012-16, in line with the Strategic Plan and Operational Plan. The Australian Bicycle Council manages a small research program with oversight provided by the Austroads Network Program. The current bicycle projects are: NS1996 Bicycle Parking Review NT2011 Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides  
Austroads provides a range of publications and resources to assist practitioners planning and designing for bicycle riders including: Australian National Cycling Strategy, Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides, Cycling Participation Survey, research reports and online resources.  
The Australian National Cycling Strategy 2011-16 was published in September 2010. It builds on the National Cycling Strategy 2005-10. The Strategy has been developed as a coordinating framework identifying responsibilities of all levels of government, community and industry stakeholders. The strategy recognises that increasing the number of people who ride a bike…
Cycling Aspects of Austroads Guides was published in April 2014. It is a guide for engineers, planners and designers involved in the planning, design and construction of cycling facilities The publication consolidates and summarises the information in current Austroads Guides so that the information on bicycle facilities is readily available for…
The National Cycling Participation Survey measures cycling participation rates across Australia and provides insights into the demographics of bicycle users, the type of riding that is undertaken, bicycle ownership and the amount of riding that is done across metropolitan and regional areas throughout the country.   The survey is conducted every…
Austroads research and technical reports are available for free once you log-in to the Austroads publications website. See All Cycling Related Reports Recent Cycling Related Reports Bicycle Parking Facilities: Guidelines for Design and Installation This report provides information to assists in the design and installation of bicycle parking and end-of-trip…
The Australian Bicycle Council website is an information hub for Australian transport and recreation cycling. It is designed to provide high quality information to planners, engineers, academics, advocates with an interest in cycle planning and encouragement. Topic areas covered include: Engineering + planning Education + training Encouragement + promotion Enforcement…

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