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Dutch Cycling Vision 2018

Publisher: 
Dutch Cycling Embassy
Publication date: 
October 2018
Abstract: 

The Netherlands is a country of bikes. We have a population of around 17 million people, and almost 23 million bicycles! For short distances ¬– especially in cities – bicycles are a popular alternative to public transport and cars. In fact, one quarter of all journeys in the Netherlands are made by bike. So, cycling rules!

UK housing: Fit for the future?

Publisher: 
Committee on Climate Change
Publication date: 
February 2019
Abstract: 

Key messages

National Cycleway associated with HS2 Feasibility of a legacy cycle network linking communities within the HS2 corridor

Publisher: 
Royal Haskoning DHV, Department for Transport
Publication date: 
February 2016
Abstract: 

In July 2013 the Prime Minister’s first ever cycling vision announced a study looking at the feasibility of transforming local cycle networks and creating a linear cycleway along the HS2 corridor.

HS2 Cycle Path Design Principles - Appendix

Publisher: 
Royal Haskoning DHV, Department for Transport
Publication date: 
February 2016

General Principles of Traffic Control by Light Signals - TAL 1/06

Publisher: 
Department for Transport
Publication date: 
March 2006
Abstract: 

The primary purpose of traffic control by light signals is to separate conflicting traffic by the division of time, within the available road space, in a safe, efficient and equitable manner. The term “traffic” includes all road users: vehicles, (including cycles), pedestrians and equestrians. Conflict at a junction is manifested as an increase in delay and/or accident rate.

At a signal-controlled junction, vehicular traffic is permitted to flow in a strictly controlled manner. The traffic flows, available road space, layout and stage

Sustainable Safety in the Netherlands: the vision, the implementation and the safety effects

Publisher: 
SWOV
Publication date: 
June 2005
Abstract: 

Human errors play a vital role in road crashes. This paper deals with the prevention of human errors by proper road planning, road design and improving existing roads within the framework of the Dutch 'Sustainable Safety' vision. This vision focuses on three design principles for road networks and for roads and streets: functionality, homogeneity, and predictability. A minimum safety level should be defined and agreed upon by all road authorities, national, regional, and local.

A new move for business in EU cities

Publisher: 
EU
Publication date: 
July 2018
Abstract: 

Electric bikes proved to be very efficient in dense urban areas where most delivery rounds are short. In many ways they perform better than motorised vehicles, saving money and increasing efficiency.

Contraflow cycling

Publisher: 
Department for Transport
Publication date: 
September 1998
Abstract: 

This leaflet gives advice on the range of traffic environments and circumstances in which various options for permitting cycling in the contraflow direction in one-way streets may be appropriate.

The advice draws together guidance in existing publications from the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) and others. It is supplemented by the results of recent research undertaken by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) on behalf of the DETR. This is reported fully in TRL Report 358.

Cycling Facts

Publisher: 
Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat
Publication date: 
March 2018
Abstract: 

A publication from the Dutch government covering the latest Dutch cycling statistics.

Keuzeschema sanering palen op fietspaden (selection plan for bollards on cycle paths)

Publisher: 
CROW
Publication date: 
December 2014
Abstract: 

This selection planning document helps road managers to decide on the placement of bollards in cycle paths. In addition, it gives recommendations on the safe design of locations where bollards are deemed necessary. The selection schedule was completely renewed in December 2014 based on extensive practical evaluations.

 

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