Cycling to sustainabilityDrs. Eveline JonkhoffSenior advisor sustainable firstname.lastname@example.orgC40 Bicycle Infrastructure & Citywide Cycling Programs (session 10)24 augustus 2011
Amsterdam Definitely SustainableSustainability program 2011 - 2014:Cities are crucial in realising sustainable world.Amsterdam takes the responsibility.Ambitious long term vision and concrete program.Monitoring progress.4 sustainable pillars:Climate & EnergyMobility and Air qualitySustainable Innovative EconomyMaterials and ConsumersAttractive, flourishing and healthy city
Amsterdam, the cycling capital … The bicycle: daily means of transport 2 million kms by bike daily Majority of cyclists: 25-55 years 90% of the streets in Amsterdam are ‘bicycle-friendly’ routes. 400 kms bicycle lanes, separated from other traffic. Existence of a bicycle culture.
Integral traffic and transport policy is essential for succesfull bicycle policyPolicy for cars, publictransport and bicyclesBicycle policy containsdifferent areas that allcontribute to the succes ofthe Amsterdam bicyclepolicy.