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3 cip infuse-vancouver-anderson

  1. 1. Vancouver’s Downtown Separated Bike Lanes Mike Anderson, City of Vancouver mike.anderson@vancouver.ca
  2. 2. Why? City of Vancouver Goals Transportation 2040 established a goal of 2/3 of trips in 2040 by bike, walk, transit
  3. 3. Make cycling safe, convenient, comfortable and fun for people of all ages and abilities Photo: Paul Krueger Photo: Gordon Price Photo: Paul Krueger Why? City of Vancouver Goals Photo: Kathleen Corey
  4. 4. Source: UBC Cycling in Cities study, March 2007 2007 Metro Vancouver study found separated bike lanes (cycle tracks) to be the preferred on-street cycling facility. Why? Cyclists prefer cycle tracks
  5. 5. Why? Connections
  6. 6. What? Design Elements VEHICLE TURN LANES GREEN BUFFER SIGNALS LOADING ZONES
  7. 7. What? Green Buffer Planted barriers help ‘green the street’, improving quality for pedestrians and cyclists. Photo: Paul Krueger
  8. 8. What? Loading & Drop-off Areas Most loading and passenger drop-off areas were maintained. Photo: Paul Krueger
  9. 9. What? Intersection Control Wherever right-turns were allowed, a dedicated right-turn lane was provided, some with signal controls Photo: Paul Krueger
  10. 10. What? Intersection Control In some places, right-turn lanes and bike lanes were signalized Photos: Paul Krueger
  11. 11. What? Intersection Control In other places, signs were installed requiring drivers to yield to bicycles Photo: Paul Krueger
  12. 12. What? Intersection Control …and in some places, vehicle right turns were banned Photo: Paul Krueger
  13. 13. What? Intersection Control Green lane colouring was used at all conflict zones were vehicles could cross the bike paths Photo: Paul Krueger
  14. 14. What? Bicycle Parking Wherever space allowed, additional bike parking was installed. Photo: Paul Krueger Photo: Paul Krueger
  15. 15. Who? Pedestrians • Survey of pedestrians found most arrived by transit, foot or bike • 76% before • 81% after Photo: Paul Krueger
  16. 16. Who? Transit Photo: Paul Krueger
  17. 17. Who? Businesses
  18. 18. Monitoring - Cycling Photo: Paul Krueger • Growth in all demographics, in all seasons
  19. 19. Monitoring - Walking • Bikes on sidewalks down 80% Photo: Paul Krueger Photo: Paul Krueger
  20. 20. Monitoring - Driving !!
  21. 21. Monitoring - Safety "#$ % & ' Photo: Paul Krueger
  22. 22. Lessons Learned (' ! ! ) * (' ! ! ) + (' ! ! ) Photo: Paul Krueger
  23. 23. What Next? Photo: Paul Krueger
  24. 24. Questions? Photo: Paul Krueger mike.anderson@vancouver.ca bikevancouver@vancouver.ca vancouver.ca/bikevancouver

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