How weather affects cycling

I presented this at the 2019 World Winter Cycling Congress here in Calgary; it’s a data-driven look at what weather factors have an impact on cycling volumes. Winter has enough of an effect on cycling that it makes sense to have a winter cycling event — I don’t think there’s a Spring Cycling Congress, for […]

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Transit walking distance: Calgary

How far do people walk to take transit? This is a classic question in transit planning, and the most common answer is “400m”, represented as a 400m circle around the stop. A longer distance, 800m is also often cited, particularly around rail stations. (In the US, these round very neatly to 1/4 mile and 1/2 […]

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