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

Publication date: 
December 2014

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.


Boscombe Grove Road link


Boscombe Grove Road, Bournemouth

A potentially useful cycle link, but implemented very badly. Originally posted on the Crap Cycling in Bournemouth blog:

Just after this we meet a contender for the title of ‘Bournemouth’s shortest cycle lane’ straddling the pavement that divides the two halves of Boscombe Grove Road…

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Infrastructure rating:

B08 Access And Speed Controls

Cycling England
Publication date: 
August 2008

There should be a presumption against the use of any access barriers on a cycle track/shared-use path until/unless there is a proven need because of the difficulties they can cause all users. Where it is necessary to reduce the speed of cyclists, 2 rows of staggered bollards are preferred (see also A14 Corner Radii, B04 Junction and Forward Visibility, B05 Footway Crossings and B07 Cycle Track Junctions).

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