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    Marjolein de lange   manchester report think bike workshop Marjolein de lange manchester report think bike workshop Presentation Transcript

    • Love Cycling, go Dutch Workshop Report about design workshop Manchester Marjolein de Lange – Dutch Cycling Embassy
    • Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 2Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 3Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 4Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Problems Roundabout Chester Road   Waiting time / many stops   Not continuous   Sharp and narrow curves   No facilities on northern side (also for pedestrians)   Dangerous crossings   End of two way bike path incomprehensible   Some cyclists don’t use the facilities However …Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 5Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Problems Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 6Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Solutions Roundabout Chester Road 1 End of two way bike path 2 Toucanise and move crossing 3 More width for cyclists esp. in curves and at crossings 4 Better connections to neighbourhoodsLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 7Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Solutions Roundabout Chester Road 1 End of two way bike path + 20 m/h zone entrance 2 Clear give way situation: Elevated crossings side roads 3 Optional use of northern sidewalkLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 8Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Situation Wilmslow Road “Curry mile”Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 9Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Situation Wilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 10Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Problems Wilmslow Road  Too many cars  Many busses  Too many functions  Unpleasant cycling  (Double) parking  Potholes; bike lanes damaged by bussesLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 11Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • ProblemsWilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 12Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Considerations Wilmslow RoadMake choices!  Important bicycle route  Backbone for bus network  Pleasant climate for shops and restaurantsConclusion:  Separate bicycle facilities  Reduce space for cars   Opportunity: in line with scheme for Oxford Road   Alternating one way for cars  More space for pedestrians, shops and terracesLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 13Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Arguments for removing parking spaceParking space can be used more profitable: Terrace Walking Residing Meeting Commercial …Create alternatives:Parking and loading in side streets Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 14 Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Cross section  Continuous template profile  Minimum profile: 14.70 m  Minimum available: 18 m  Extra width at bus stops and others Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 15 Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
    • Discussion  Short term technical improvements at Chester Road  Longer term roundabout Chester Road is too big  Back to human scale / city scale  Continuation of bicycle facilities is needed  Wilmslow Road needs clear choices  Long term vision and wider perspective  Courage to withstand resistance  Potentially good exampleLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 16Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012