Amsterdam Rail System                ypart of the accesible and liveable city                         Mr Remco Suk        ...
Content of the presentation               p   An introduction to the city of Amsterdam                              y   ...
Short introduction to the Netherlands • A small country in western Europe • Inhabitants: approx. 16 million
Short introduction to Amsterdam• Capital of the Netherlands• Citycharter in 1306• City: 750.000 inhabitants       450.000 ...
Amsterdam Transportation Policy               p              y   Accessible and liveable cityy   Sustainable city and cl...
Amsterdam Transportation System               p          y Car network Bicylce network Public transport network
Amsterdam Transportation System:Car NetworkC N t     k
Amsterdam Transportation System:Bicycle N tBi   l Network             k
Amsterdam Transportation System:Public Transportation N tP bli T        t ti Network                          k
16Increase of distances
Total traveller kilometre, last 20 years          per working day and transport type                      within Amsterdam...
18
Amsterdam Rail System                y National and Regional heavy railnetwork                 g          y    Owned by t...
Amsterdam Rail System (national rail)                y     (             )
Amsterdam Rail System (metro network)                y     (             )
Amsterdam Rail System (metro network)                y     (             )
Amsterdam Rail System (metro network)                y     (             ) Amsterdam metronetwork   4 metrolines   1 new ...
Amsterdam Rail System (tram network)                y     (            ) Short history of the tram network:              ...
Amsterdam Rail System (tram network)                           y     (            ) Short history of the              y  ...
Amsterdam Rail System (tram network)                y     (            ) Tramnetwork:   350.000 travelers a day, over 100...
28Lessons from the past                 p Urban planning is important for developments in mobility Results of the ‘plann...
Amsterdam: accessable and liveable   Public transport and bicycle compete with car                p           y          ...
30Future plans (2040)
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Thank You                        Mr Remco Suk                        r.suk@ıvv.amsterdam.nl                        Policy ...
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City
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Remco Suk'un 8 Nisan 2011 günü Sürdürülebilir Ulaşım 2011 Kocaeli'de yaptığı sunum.
Presentation done by Remco Suk on 8 April 2011 during Sustainable Transport 2011 Kocaeli, Turkey

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Amsterdam Rail System: Part of the Accessible and Liveable City

  1. 1. Amsterdam Rail System ypart of the accesible and liveable city Mr Remco Suk Policy Advisor Traffic & Transportation Municipality of AmsterdamKocaeli, 8 april 2011
  2. 2. Content of the presentation p An introduction to the city of Amsterdam y Amsterdam transportation policy Amsterdam transportation system Amsterdam rail system
  3. 3. Short introduction to the Netherlands • A small country in western Europe • Inhabitants: approx. 16 million
  4. 4. Short introduction to Amsterdam• Capital of the Netherlands• Citycharter in 1306• City: 750.000 inhabitants 450.000 450 000 employ• Region: 2 million inhabitants 1.2 million employ
  5. 5. Amsterdam Transportation Policy p y Accessible and liveable cityy Sustainable city and clean air Optimising the capacity on the highways Improving the regional rail network Improving the regional rapid busnetworkForF 35 years th T the Transportation Policy f t ti P li focusses on:- Reducing car use- Stimulate bicycle- Stimulate public transport
  6. 6. Amsterdam Transportation System p y Car network Bicylce network Public transport network
  7. 7. Amsterdam Transportation System:Car NetworkC N t k
  8. 8. Amsterdam Transportation System:Bicycle N tBi l Network k
  9. 9. Amsterdam Transportation System:Public Transportation N tP bli T t ti Network k
  10. 10. 16Increase of distances
  11. 11. Total traveller kilometre, last 20 years per working day and transport type within Amsterdam (car)Amster within Amsterdam (public transport) dam within Amsterdam (bicycle) Amsterdam ↔ Metropool (car)Amster Amsterdam ↔ Metropool (publicdam - transport)Region Amsterdam ↔ Metropool (bicycle) Amsterdam ↔ total NL (car)Amster Amsterdam ↔ total NL (public transport) dam - Amsterdam ↔ total NL (bicycle)Country 0 2.000.000 4.000.000 6.000.000 8.000.000 10.000.000 12.000.000 14.000.000 16.000.000 1985-1988 2004-2007
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  13. 13. Amsterdam Rail System y National and Regional heavy railnetwork g y Owned by the Government of the Netherlands Amsterdam metro network City t a network C ty tram et o
  14. 14. Amsterdam Rail System (national rail) y ( )
  15. 15. Amsterdam Rail System (metro network) y ( )
  16. 16. Amsterdam Rail System (metro network) y ( )
  17. 17. Amsterdam Rail System (metro network) y ( ) Amsterdam metronetwork 4 metrolines 1 new metroline opens in 2017 (North/Southline) Nowadays 300.000 travelers per day, over 90 million a year Future network: over 400.000 travelers per day in 2020 Sustainable network, high capacity, high average speed In I 2013 new metro trains will arrive t t i ill i
  18. 18. Amsterdam Rail System (tram network) y ( ) Short history of the tram network: y Anno. 1900 “Horsetram”network
  19. 19. Amsterdam Rail System (tram network) y ( ) Short history of the y tram network: Anno. 1931 Electrified and fueltram network
  20. 20. Amsterdam Rail System (tram network) y ( ) Tramnetwork: 350.000 travelers a day, over 100 million a year 2,7 kilometers per traveler Short distance – efficient system Attractive system: travelers value the tramsystem ‘best’ Negative aspect: N ti t High cost per traveler Slow movement in the city centre
  21. 21. 28Lessons from the past p Urban planning is important for developments in mobility Results of the ‘planned suburbanization spatial policy: planned suburbanization’ – Negative: congestion for and by commuters on the main roads – Positive: better accessibility in the inner cities and towns Bicycle dominates short distance trips in the city Parking policy effectively reduces car nuisance Problems should mainly be handled on a regional scale
  22. 22. Amsterdam: accessable and liveable Public transport and bicycle compete with car p y p 60% of the Amsterdam mobility is non-car Clean and accessible city Public transport network via rail is high standard: especially metronetwork
  23. 23. 30Future plans (2040)
  24. 24. 31
  25. 25. Thank You Mr Remco Suk r.suk@ıvv.amsterdam.nl Policy Advisor Traffic & Transportation Municipality f Amsterdam M i i lit of A t dKocaeli, 8 april 2011

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