Footways & Cycleways Research

Historic research undertaken on behalf of the FCMG is listed below.  Note:  some aspects of this maybe inconsistent with current practice and guidance and is provided for information only.

There are three research projects in progress and the results of this will be published in the first quarter of 2018.  These are on:

  • Task one - Pavement Design and Maintenance
  • Task two - Risk-based Maintenance Management
  • Task three - Cycletrack Service Levels and Condition Assessment

The reports below are all available on the TRL website (this requires registration and/or login).

Whole life value of footways and cycle tracks (2006)

Condition indicators in footway maintenance (2002)

Footway maintenance management (2002)

A study of footway maintenance. Research project funded by the County Surveyors' Society and the Highways Agency (1995)

Footway maintenance part 1: a review of profile monitoring techniques (1994) 

Footway maintenance part 2: an assessment of profile monitoring equipment (1994)

Footway maintenance part 3: footway profilometer end product/performance specification (1994)


Information about condition can be found through the following link, click here.