Active travel

Making the man-made environment favourable for safe bike-riding!

Whether for recreation or transportation, safe bike-riding is the result of interactions between individuals’ and environments’ characteristics, including natural elements, as well as man-made and developed elements. This TOPO’s main objective is to present the results of scientific writings concerning the association between the man-made environment, bike-riding and cyclist safety.

Some elements of the man-made environment promote safe bike-riding and thereby contribute to…

Synthesis and summary

Roundabouts for Public Health

This briefing note is focused on modern roundabouts – also referred to as roundabouts in this document. This briefing note is intended to provide public health actors with a frame of reference by:

Summarizing some of the significant characteristics of this intervention (history, design, reasons for and conditions of implementation); Briefly summarizing the evaluative literature concerning the effects of roundabouts on a few public health determinants; Identifying some potential…
Synthesis and summary