Love Cycling, go Dutch Workshop   Report about design workshop Manchester   Marjolein de Lange – Dutch Cycling Embassy
Love Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 2Report about Design Workshop Manchester   20 November 2012
Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 3Report about Design Workshop Manchester  ...
Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 4Report about Design Workshop Manchester  ...
Problems Roundabout Chester Road            Waiting time / many stops            Not continuous            Sharp and na...
Problems Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 6Report about Design Workshop Manchester   ...
Solutions Roundabout Chester Road  1 End of two way bike path  2 Toucanise and move crossing  3 More width for cyclists es...
Solutions Roundabout Chester Road  1 End of two way bike path + 20 m/h zone entrance  2 Clear give way situation: Elevated...
Situation Wilmslow Road                                                             “Curry mile”Love Cycling, go Dutch    ...
Situation Wilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 10Report about Design Workshop Manchester   20 Novem...
Problems Wilmslow Road      Too many cars      Many busses      Too many functions      Unpleasant cycling      (Doub...
ProblemsWilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch                    Page 12Report about Design Workshop Manchester   20 Novembe...
Considerations Wilmslow RoadMake choices!  Important bicycle route  Backbone for bus network  Pleasant climate for shop...
Arguments for removing parking spaceParking space can be used more profitable: Terrace Walking Residing Meeting Comme...
Cross section        Continuous template profile        Minimum profile: 14.70 m        Minimum available: 18 m       ...
Discussion      Short term technical improvements at Chester Road      Longer term roundabout Chester Road is too big  ...
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Marjolein de lange manchester report think bike workshop

  1. 1. Love Cycling, go Dutch Workshop Report about design workshop Manchester Marjolein de Lange – Dutch Cycling Embassy
  2. 2. Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 2Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  3. 3. Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 3Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  4. 4. Situation Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 4Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  5. 5. Problems Roundabout Chester Road   Waiting time / many stops   Not continuous   Sharp and narrow curves   No facilities on northern side (also for pedestrians)   Dangerous crossings   End of two way bike path incomprehensible   Some cyclists don’t use the facilities However …Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 5Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  6. 6. Problems Roundabout Chester RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 6Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  7. 7. Solutions Roundabout Chester Road 1 End of two way bike path 2 Toucanise and move crossing 3 More width for cyclists esp. in curves and at crossings 4 Better connections to neighbourhoodsLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 7Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  8. 8. Solutions Roundabout Chester Road 1 End of two way bike path + 20 m/h zone entrance 2 Clear give way situation: Elevated crossings side roads 3 Optional use of northern sidewalkLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 8Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  9. 9. Situation Wilmslow Road “Curry mile”Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 9Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  10. 10. Situation Wilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 10Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  11. 11. Problems Wilmslow Road  Too many cars  Many busses  Too many functions  Unpleasant cycling  (Double) parking  Potholes; bike lanes damaged by bussesLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 11Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  12. 12. ProblemsWilmslow RoadLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 12Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  13. 13. Considerations Wilmslow RoadMake choices!  Important bicycle route  Backbone for bus network  Pleasant climate for shops and restaurantsConclusion:  Separate bicycle facilities  Reduce space for cars   Opportunity: in line with scheme for Oxford Road   Alternating one way for cars  More space for pedestrians, shops and terracesLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 13Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  14. 14. Arguments for removing parking spaceParking space can be used more profitable: Terrace Walking Residing Meeting Commercial …Create alternatives:Parking and loading in side streets Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 14 Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  15. 15. Cross section  Continuous template profile  Minimum profile: 14.70 m  Minimum available: 18 m  Extra width at bus stops and others Love Cycling, go Dutch Page 15 Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012
  16. 16. Discussion  Short term technical improvements at Chester Road  Longer term roundabout Chester Road is too big  Back to human scale / city scale  Continuation of bicycle facilities is needed  Wilmslow Road needs clear choices  Long term vision and wider perspective  Courage to withstand resistance  Potentially good exampleLove Cycling, go Dutch Page 16Report about Design Workshop Manchester 20 November 2012

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