In this section, five objectives regarding the identification of suitable alternative cycling routes within the City of Guelph will be examined. Furthermore, how these objectives will be achieved will be discussed in detail.
Objective 1: Define specific factors and variables that influence cycling route selection.
Objective 2: Develop a GIS-based MCE model for evaluating the suitability of cycling routes, roads, and trails for the purpose of commuting via bicycle.
Objective 3: Develop a GIS-based network analysis model for determining alternative cycling routes.
Objective 4: To apply the GIS-based model to the City of Guelph to identify alternative cycling routes.
Objective 5: Evaluate the strengths and limitations of the GIS based models.