Manchester Cycling Lab Research

Our research portfolio includes ongoing cycling research projects at the University of Manchester as well as future cycling projects that we tailor to the knowledge needs of our key stakeholders. We encourage an ongoing circle of experimenting, monitoring and learning to support continuous improvement for Manchester’s citizens.

Working paper "Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance"

Please cite as: Sheldrick, A., Evans, J. and Schliwa, G. (2014) Policy Learning and Sustainable Urban Transitions: Mobilising Berlin’s Cycling Renaissance. University Living Lab Working Paper, University of Manchester.

Infrastructure + Urban Change

Research project by architecture student Paul Andrew Thornber. The aim of this study is to design a methodology to graphically and textually represent an experience using all senses travelling on Oxford Road by bike and by bus so that it can be compared regarding stress levels and quality of experience for users of these two types of infrastructures. 

The full essay is available as download.

Smart planning for bicycle infrastructure

Researcher: Benjamin Bell, research project, ongoing with first report by May 2014 

Please click here for further information

Challenges and opportunities for cycle logistics in Manchester

Researcher: Sara Aziz & Jasmine Rhoades, research project 

Please send an email to gabriele.schliwa@manchester.ac.uk if you like to have a research summary.

 

The Business Community’s Perceptions of Customer Travel in Rusholme, Manchester

Researcher: Sara Aziz, Master dissertation, completion by September 2014

Please find below the full version as well as a 2-page summary of Sara Aziz' Master dissertation on The Business Community’s Perceptions of Customer Travel in Rusholme, Manchester. 

Cross-City Comparison - Case Study of Berlin's Cycling Transition

Researcher: Alastair Sheldrick, Master dissertation, completion by September 2014

Please find the research proposal as well as the completed Master dissertation below.

How social and economic factors influence attitudes and behaviours towards cycling in Chorlton and Miles Platting & Newton Heath, Manchester.

Research undertaken as part of an undergraduate dissertation completed in May 2014 by Geography Student, Tim McKenzie, University of Manchester, School of Environment, Education & Development. 

Cross-city comparison - Cycling investments

Researcher: Calum Mountifield, research project, completion by May 2014

This project has been successfully completed. Please send an email to gabriele.schliwa@manchester.ac.uk if you like to have a reserach summary. 

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