Bicycle NetworksDesign and quality requirementsThink Bike design atelierSofia, 5 February 2013Wim van der Wijk
Bicycle NetworksA good bicycle network is:Cohesive, complete and comprehensive wholeConnecting origins and destinations;...
5 main requirements  Safety                                                    Directness                                 ...
Main requirements: Network        Essential basis for bicycle         friendly climate:        • Provides opportunity to u...
Network                                                    • Complete                                                    •...
City subdivision GroningenBicycle Networks                  Page 6Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
Network Approach Delft                                                       Mesh                                         ...
Evaluation results Delft       Modal share +3%       7% more bicycles, 0% more cars       Positive perception; 20% very...
Business centre / major office      Industry                                                    Origins:      Education   ...
Workshop bicycle planning Skopje                                  Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks                      Page...
Workshop bicycle planning Skopje                                   Cityplan Sofia                     Origin              ...
Workshop bicycle planning Skopje                                  Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks                      Page...
Workshop bicycle planning Skopje                                  Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks                      Page...
Bicycle Networks                  Page 14Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
District: LjulinBicycle Networks                  Page 15Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
District: LjulinBicycle Networks                  Page 16Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
District: LjulinBicycle Networks                  Page 17Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
District: LjulinBicycle Networks                  Page 18Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
Bicycle Networks                  Page 19Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
Neighbourhood                                                    All roads                                                ...
Main requirements: Routes   Providing physical link                             Function   between origin and             ...
Routes                                                • From Origin to Destination                                        ...
Main routes: high quality   High speed bicycle routes   •Dedicated to cyclists only or cars allowed like guests   •4 meter...
Residential streets          Possible improvements:          -Traffic calming          -Closure          -Alternating one ...
Residential streets           Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks                  Page 25Design and Quality requirements ...
Residential streets           Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks                  Page 26Design and Quality requirements ...
Residential streets           Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks                  Page 27Design and Quality requirements ...
Short cutsBicycle Networks                  Page 28Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
Short cuts           Examples SkopjeBicycle Networks                  Page 29Design and Quality requirements   5 February ...
Short cuts           Examples NetherlandsBicycle Networks                  Page 30Design and Quality requirements   5 Febr...
Short cuts           Example Netherlands / Slovenia         Bridges                                    Contra flowBicycle ...
Short cuts           Examples NetherlandsBicycle Networks                  Page 32Design and Quality requirements   5 Febr...
Main requirements: Parking   Origin:                                             Function   -Secure                       ...
Bicycle parking          At originBicycle Networks                  Page 34Design and Quality requirements   5 February 2013
Bicycle parking           At destinationBicycle Networks                  Page 35Design and Quality requirements   5 Febru...
Thank you for your attentionBicycle Networks                      Page 36Design and Quality requirements       5 February ...
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Велосипедна мрежа, дизайн и изисквания за качество. Презентация на Вим ван дер Вайк по време на работното ателие "Мисли велосипедно", 5-6.02.2013г., част от проекта "Всички на колела".

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Bicycle networks, Design and quality requirements

  1. 1. Bicycle NetworksDesign and quality requirementsThink Bike design atelierSofia, 5 February 2013Wim van der Wijk
  2. 2. Bicycle NetworksA good bicycle network is:Cohesive, complete and comprehensive wholeConnecting origins and destinations; direct and safeQuality, adjusted to the level (urban, district, neighbourhood)Content:Network – Routes - ParkingWhy, what, whereQuality requirementsExamplesBicycle Networks Page 2Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  3. 3. 5 main requirements Safety Directness Cohesion Applicable to: •Network •Routes •Sections •Junctions •Parking Comfort AttractivenessBicycle Networks Page 3Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  4. 4. Main requirements: Network Essential basis for bicycle friendly climate: • Provides opportunity to use Function bicycle for various purposes of road • Distinguishes functions of routes • Allows design related to function Use Network based on expected Design of road of road use: • Define main origins and destinations • Link origins and destinations • (Multi modal) traffic modellingBicycle Networks Page 4Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  5. 5. Network • Complete • Comprehensible • Various routes Direct to bicycles Detour to carsBicycle Networks Page 5Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  6. 6. City subdivision GroningenBicycle Networks Page 6Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  7. 7. Network Approach Delft Mesh City 400-600 m District 200-300 m Neighbourhood 100-150 m Detour factor: 1,2Bicycle Networks Page 7Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  8. 8. Evaluation results Delft Modal share +3% 7% more bicycles, 0% more cars Positive perception; 20% very positive (short cuts)For example: Sofia Origins and destinations Connecting lines routes Differences to scale / levelBicycle Networks Page 8Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  9. 9. Business centre / major office Industry Origins: Education Residential areas Shopping centre Railway / Metro / Bus station Destinations: Hospital Various Culture Main attractions Religion Sports LeisureBicycle Networks Page 9Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  10. 10. Workshop bicycle planning Skopje Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks Page 10Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  11. 11. Workshop bicycle planning Skopje Cityplan Sofia Origin DestinationBicycle Networks Page 11Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  12. 12. Workshop bicycle planning Skopje Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks Page 12Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  13. 13. Workshop bicycle planning Skopje Cityplan SofiaBicycle Networks Page 13Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  14. 14. Bicycle Networks Page 14Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  15. 15. District: LjulinBicycle Networks Page 15Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  16. 16. District: LjulinBicycle Networks Page 16Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  17. 17. District: LjulinBicycle Networks Page 17Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  18. 18. District: LjulinBicycle Networks Page 18Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  19. 19. Bicycle Networks Page 19Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  20. 20. Neighbourhood All roads Short cutsBicycle Networks Page 20Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  21. 21. Main requirements: Routes Providing physical link Function between origin and of road destination Level of quality related to Design Use function and (expected) use of road of roadBicycle Networks Page 21Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  22. 22. Routes • From Origin to Destination • Comprehensible • Safe and ComfortableArnhem Bemmel Elst NijmegenBicycle Networks Page 22Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  23. 23. Main routes: high quality High speed bicycle routes •Dedicated to cyclists only or cars allowed like guests •4 meters wide •Smooth asphalt •Radius curves 20 meters •Grade separate or priority junctionsBicycle Networks Page 23Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  24. 24. Residential streets Possible improvements: -Traffic calming -Closure -Alternating one way traffic -“Bicycle street” -No parkingBicycle Networks Page 24Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  25. 25. Residential streets Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks Page 25Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  26. 26. Residential streets Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks Page 26Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  27. 27. Residential streets Example NetherlandsBicycle Networks Page 27Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  28. 28. Short cutsBicycle Networks Page 28Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  29. 29. Short cuts Examples SkopjeBicycle Networks Page 29Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  30. 30. Short cuts Examples NetherlandsBicycle Networks Page 30Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  31. 31. Short cuts Example Netherlands / Slovenia Bridges Contra flowBicycle Networks Page 31Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  32. 32. Short cuts Examples NetherlandsBicycle Networks Page 32Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  33. 33. Main requirements: Parking Origin: Function -Secure of road -Comfortable Destination: Design Use -Secure of road of road -Easy -ComfortableBicycle Networks Page 33Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  34. 34. Bicycle parking At originBicycle Networks Page 34Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  35. 35. Bicycle parking At destinationBicycle Networks Page 35Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013
  36. 36. Thank you for your attentionBicycle Networks Page 36Design and Quality requirements 5 February 2013

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