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Case studies for strategic planning day, 22nd January 2011

Case studies for strategic planning day, 22nd January 2011

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  • 1. What Works Well
    • Case Studies
    • Andrew Abbess
    • Stirling Conference 22 Jan 2011
  • 2. Ed Cycle Co-op
    • Out of school bike clubs
    • For children & parents once a month on Sundays, using paid instructors funded by grants : Climate Challenge Fund, Cycling Scotland, Sustrans and Scotland UnLtd
    • Started at 1 school now at 4 schools
    • On road cycle training (over 1000 hours delivered by qualified instructors)
    • Bike maintenance & first aid training
    • Led rides: Bike trains to school P1-P7 (volunteer led)
  • 3. Cycle train to school
  • 4. Local off road river, canal & old railway routes
  • 5.  
  • 6. St Ninians Primary Stirling School Travel Plan 1% before
  • 7. Traffic Management schemes around Stirling High & St Ninians PS
  • 8.  
  • 9. St Ninians Primary Stirling School Travel Plan 1% before 18% after
  • 10. National Standards Cycle Training Level 1. Complete beginners. Off road.
    • Ready Steady Bike
    • scheme 
  • 11. National Standards Cycle Training Level 2. On road (beginners)
    • Scottish Cycle Training scheme
  • 12. National Standards Cycle Training Level 3. On road (advanced)
    • Go by Cycle scheme
  • 13.  
  • 14. England & Wales
  • 15. Merseyside
    • LA & NHS cooperation
    • local, DfT & EU funding to provide:
      • training
      • routes
      • facilities
      • publicity
    • Outcome: cycling rates up 14%
  • 16. Research based best practice
  • 17. Hilden Germany
  • 18. E120,000 over 10 years
  • 19.  
  • 20. Centre line removal
  • 21.
    • 24% of trips within Hilden are done by cycle.
  • 22.
    • Stricter liability
    • www.stricterliabilityforus.org.uk
  • 23. Off road cycle tracks have right of way at T junctions
  • 24. Mayor Hilden Summary
    • The key to affordable cycle facilities is the maximum speed of 30 kph (18.5 mph)
  • 25. Campaigns Sustrans: “quality streets for all” www.quality-streets.org.uk 20 plenty for us www.20splentyforus.org.uk
  • 26. Facilities
    • Dunbar Primary
    • Large school over 800 pupils.
    • £200,000 spent
    • Off road paths to link housing estates to school
    • 200 children going to school by bike or scooter (25% of journeys)
  • 27. Beauty and the Bike video
    • Facilities & attitudes in Darlington & Bremen
    • www.bikebeauty.org
  • 28. Holland The land with separated cycle facilities
  • 29.  
  • 30. Assen c 1970
  • 31. UK v. Holland
  • 32. www.hembrow.eu/blog
  • 33. www.hembrow.eu/blog
  • 34. www.hembrow.eu/blog
  • 35. Freiburg (200,000 people in Southern Germany near French border).
  • 36. New suburb Vauban
  • 37.  
  • 38.  
  • 39. Stirling Council Green Transport Supplemantry Planning Guidance
  • 40. Events / promotion / social marketing
    • Personalised travel plans
    • Good, effective
    • but expensive
    • Do them after you have put in place all the facilities
    • Philip Darnton. English Cycling. Chief Exec
  • 41.
    • Malmo Sweden
    • 700,000 people
    • In 10 years they got Cycling rates from 20 - 30 %
    • What next ?
  • 42. Bogota Colombia
    • 7 million population
    • Every Sunday they close 70 miles city streets to traffic.
    • 2 million people come out to walk, cycle, run, on the closed roads
    • Ciclovia
    • www.streetfilms.org/ciclovia /
  • 43. Sky Ride Glasgow
  • 44. Mapping / Route planning
    • www.cyclestreets.net
  • 45. Cycle campaigning
  • 46. Campaign group organisation
    • Spokes & Warrington cycle campaign
    • Members, Committee, web site
    • CTC RtR reps
    • Support & information via Yahoo Group
    • Facebook
  • 47. Highway Code
    • Highway Code rule 208 states
    • Near Schools . Drive slowly and be particularly aware of young cyclists and pedestrians .
    • Drive very slowly until you are clear of the area .
  • 48. Highway code
  • 49. Social Marketing
  • 50. Cycling Scotland 2010
  • 51. www.thinkroadsafety.gov.uk
  • 52. Transport for London
    • Driver awareness video
      • TV
      • U Tube
    • www.dothetest.co.uk
  • 53. 20 pages of European best practice
    • Bringing Cycling to Life:
    • The LifeCycle Best Practice Handbook
    • June 2010
    • Editors: Randy Rzewnicki & Claus Koellinger
    • LIFE CYCLE, a project funded by the EU Public Health Programme
  • 54.
    • So what did you like
    • What was inspiring
    • Why was it inspriing
    • What might work in Stirling
    • Place your post it notes