Bike Direct Network - On Road Paths

Dataset Number942
Dataset TitleBike Direct Network - On Road Paths
CustodianData Authority: Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Data Provider: Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure


DescriptionContains roads designated as part of the Bikedirect network. Roads that are part of the network are attributed depending on type and bicycle facility. Bikedirect is a strategic network of bicycle routes across the Adelaide metropolitan area that was developed to encourage cycling. The Bikedirect network provides options for people with different needs and abilities to get around by bike, and includes main roads, bicycle lanes, local streets and off-road paths.
UsageJourney planning, asset management and maintenance, network and catchment analysis.

Data Quality

LineageNetwork based on existing road network.
CompletenessData considered complete for metropolitan Adelaide however new on road and off road paths are being created on a regular basis. Only shows current situation, so routes may regularly change due to detours or temporary path closures.
Positional AccuracyAccuracy considered high and is based on the existing road network and georectified aerial photography. Accuracy to 15 metres for most of the network.

Geographic Extent

Extent NameAdelaide (metro planning area)
Min Easting or Longitude138.44
Min Northing or Latitude-35.352
Max Easting or Longitude138.846
Max Northing or Latitude-34.574

Dataset Status

Initially Acquired01-JAN-2009
Last Updated26-APR-2013
Update FrequencyContinual
Maintenance MethodMaintained using various methods from digitising, using GPS and aerial photography.
LicenseingCC BY (Attribution)


TableNameField AliasData TypeDescription
BikePathsOnRoadRDName CharacterRoad Name
BikePathsOnRoadOne_Way CharacterIndication of the direction of travel permitted along the road (i.e. two way or one way)
BikePathsOnRoadType CharacterRoad type and presence of bike lane ¿ main road, local road, main road ¿ bike lane/shoulder, secondary road, secondary road ¿ bike lane
BikePathsOnRoadF_Elev NumberFrom Elevation
BikePathsOnRoadT_Elev NumberTo Elevation
BikePathsOnRoadClass CharacterRoad classification local, collectors, arterial, subarterial, highway
BikePathsOnRoadEndOnlyConnection NumberYes/No
BikePathsOnRoadPersistentID NumberID
BikePathsOnRoadRoute_Name CharacterBike route name, if any
BikePathsOnRoadShape.Len Floating PointLength of road (metres)

Contact Information

OrganisationDepartment of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
Development Division
Postal AddressGPO Box 1815