Section 3.5 Seasonal variations in cycling

Canberra has four seasons but do we change our cycling habits over the year? It would be good to know.

2017 ACT Household Travel Survey: cycling destinations from home

The destinations we cycle to, not surprisingly, depends on where we live. The 2017 ACT Household Travel Survey breaks down the trips depending on the “region” of origin (district). The most likely destination is always the same district (locally).

2017 ACT Household Travel Survey: Belconnen district

A district focus of the 2017 travel survey for Canberra from the ACT Government. The top cycling facts for the ACT, Belconnen being the example. The survey tells us much about Canberra but the top facts are always worth keeping in mind.

Section 3.2 National Cycling Participation Survey (NCPS)

Different to other surveys, it tells us about cycling in Australia and Canberra over the last decade.

Cycling commuting in Canberra

Rushing off to work in the morning is familiar to everybody. Riding to work is enjoyable and good for our health. Getting there quickly and on time greatly matters. Considerable thought goes into getting to work. The routes between town centres are the most important ones and form cycle highways. This project focuses on the needs of commuting cyclists and the infrastructure they use daily.

Gungahlin to Belconnen commuting

Documenting cycling routes in the ACT between town centres. Optimal routes are rare, but there are ‘better’ routes. People have different cycling preferences. Road riding and off-road cycling are found here. Road lanes and bike paths may not be continuous but there is usually enough to make a worthwhile route.

Gungahlin to Civic commuting

Documenting cycling routes in the ACT between town centres. Optimal routes are rare, but there are ‘better’ routes. People have different cycling preferences. Road riding and off-road cycling are found here. Road lanes and bike paths may not be continuous but there is usually enough to make a worthwhile route.

Belconnen to Civic commuting

Documenting cycling routes in the ACT between town centres. Optimal routes are rare, but there are ‘better’ routes. People have different cycling preferences. Road riding and off-road cycling are found here. Road lanes and bike paths may not be continuous but there is usually enough to make a worthwhile route.