Campaiging and FundingMarjolein de Lange
Oudere plaatjes1950’s and 1960’s: City building
1950-1970Spuistraat, Amsterdam                        More and more cars                               Congestion         ...
Safety and bicycle use                                                                                 1975 - now:        ...
Call for safety and liveability inmany Dutch cities
The bicycle:The perfect vehicle in the city•  clean•  silent•  affordable•  healthy•  saves energy•  and
space
timeTraffic lights at National Museum:± 20 cars in 40 seconds> 50 cyclists in 10 seconds
Make cycling safe for all                            And easy and fast
From 1980’sThe bicycle is taken more seriously:Local level:-  cyclists groups-  citizens call for safety, livable city and...
Regional and national level-  Bicycle Masterplan (1990):     -  examples     -  research     -  communication     - design...
Safe, easy and fastPartial one-way street
Bicycle friendly speed hub
Short cuts for cyclists
Main roads:Through traffic50 (or 70) km/hSeperate cycle paths
Safety and bicycle use                                                                                 1975 - now:        ...
Challenges             Main roads with (too)             many functions…
Challenges:              Bicycle parking                                Longer distancesBlue mopeds
The Dutch
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Marjolein de-lange

  1. 1. Campaiging and FundingMarjolein de Lange
  2. 2. Oudere plaatjes1950’s and 1960’s: City building
  3. 3. 1950-1970Spuistraat, Amsterdam More and more cars Congestion Road unsafety Parking problems
  4. 4. Safety and bicycle use 1975 - now: 1800 Development in time - Suburbanisation -  Car use 50 1600 + Transport policy + Clean & Healthy 1400 40 Cycle fatalities per billion bicycle km 1200 Bicycle km pppy 1000 30 800 20 600 1950 –1975: • 400 - Suburbanisation -  Car use 10 -  Transport policy • 200 -  Old fashioned • 0 0 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 ThinkBike workshop Washington Bicycle use Bicycle fatalities
  5. 5. Call for safety and liveability inmany Dutch cities
  6. 6. The bicycle:The perfect vehicle in the city•  clean•  silent•  affordable•  healthy•  saves energy•  and
  7. 7. space
  8. 8. timeTraffic lights at National Museum:± 20 cars in 40 seconds> 50 cyclists in 10 seconds
  9. 9. Make cycling safe for all And easy and fast
  10. 10. From 1980’sThe bicycle is taken more seriously:Local level:-  cyclists groups-  citizens call for safety, livable city and fewer cars-  politicians follow-  municipalities listen more to cyclists
  11. 11. Regional and national level-  Bicycle Masterplan (1990): -  examples -  research -  communication - design principles-  Money for bicycle facilities: local and national-  Parking of cars: parking fees are local taxes-  Urban planning: -  compact cities are good for cycling -  urban sprawl is not
  12. 12. Safe, easy and fastPartial one-way street
  13. 13. Bicycle friendly speed hub
  14. 14. Short cuts for cyclists
  15. 15. Main roads:Through traffic50 (or 70) km/hSeperate cycle paths
  16. 16. Safety and bicycle use 1975 - now: 1800 Development in time - Suburbanisation -  Car use 50 1600 + Transport policy + Clean & Healthy 1400 40 Cycle fatalities per billion bicycle km 1200 Bicycle km pppy 1000 30 800 20 600 1950 –1975: • 400 - Suburbanisation -  Car use 10 -  Transport policy • 200 -  Old fashioned • 0 0 1950 1955 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 ThinkBike workshop Washington Bicycle use Bicycle fatalities
  17. 17. Challenges Main roads with (too) many functions…
  18. 18. Challenges: Bicycle parking Longer distancesBlue mopeds
  19. 19. The Dutch

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