Greenways – Future Developments            David Murphy, Director     Environmental Partnership Association
History of Greenways              in 30 seconds or less
Central European GreenwaysFramework for cooperation,Forum for exchange of ideas, good practices, brainstormingMethodology ...
„MORE than just8.000kms     TRAILs…“
Protected areas, cultural andnatural monumentsLocal initiatives, local products
Two Main Directions1. Implementing Sustainable Mobility        Many knock on2. Promoting Economic Development             ...
Why Sustainable Mobility?                                        73 % of the population                                   ...
…and then there are concerns about Climate Change
The automobile is NOT your friend                                  91% of Copenhageners cycle                             ...
73 % of thepopulation of CEElives in urban areas73% (2005) to 78.0%in 2025
Without great streets you don’t have great cities
Greenways and Sustainable Mobility                                             Beyond sport and leisure   Daily mobility  ...
Transportation Paradigm ShiftOld Paradigm                           New Paradigm• Large area planning                  • S...
Greenways are sustainable mobilitySoon the choice will not be between your car or your bike, but between your car or your ...
Mobility Plan Manualsa strategy to help an organization or localityreduce its transport impacts and influences thetravel b...
Safe Routes to School –    Czech RepublicSchool mobility plans, mapping problematic places, creating solutions
Greenways and Economic Development
Statistics• The Little Miami Scenic Trail is very popular, with over 150,000 users per  year. On a weekend day, users incl...
CYCLIST WELCOME: Based on German, Austrian and French         certification schemes: Bett und Bike            Czech Republ...
State of the art tourism products
Beyond branding2000                     2010
Social Enterprises on                                       the Greenwayslocal heritage products                          ...
Monitoring – information gathering
Festival of Open Wine Cellars
Iron Curtain Trail – supported by DG Enterprise – Tourism Unit
Polish Greenways           Stronger links to Eurovelo           Greenways Methodology           Association (Hungary)     ...
• Greenways are a tools for sustainable development• Greenways concept is attractive and internationally accepted• CEG has...
More informationCentral European Greenways:CEG: http://www.environmentalpartnership.org/regionalceg/Czech Greenways:http:/...
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  1. 1. Greenways – Future Developments David Murphy, Director Environmental Partnership Association
  2. 2. History of Greenways in 30 seconds or less
  3. 3. Central European GreenwaysFramework for cooperation,Forum for exchange of ideas, good practices, brainstormingMethodology for implementationLegal framework for fundingLinks to other organizations (EGWA, ECF, Sustrans, PPS)BG, CR, HU, PL, RO, SK, DE, A, BR, SR, UA, USA, FR, UK, BE
  4. 4. „MORE than just8.000kms TRAILs…“
  5. 5. Protected areas, cultural andnatural monumentsLocal initiatives, local products
  6. 6. Two Main Directions1. Implementing Sustainable Mobility Many knock on2. Promoting Economic Development Benefits Reducing environmental impact Healthier, more active societies Reduction of carbon footprint Protecting cultural and natural heritage Promoting public participation Changing individual behavior
  7. 7. Why Sustainable Mobility? 73 % of the population lives in urban areas 73% (2005) to 78.0% in 2025Since 1989 CEE has lowered its CO2 inevery area Except TRANSPORT
  8. 8. …and then there are concerns about Climate Change
  9. 9. The automobile is NOT your friend 91% of Copenhageners cycle because it is fastestCars are destroying our streets
  10. 10. 73 % of thepopulation of CEElives in urban areas73% (2005) to 78.0%in 2025
  11. 11. Without great streets you don’t have great cities
  12. 12. Greenways and Sustainable Mobility Beyond sport and leisure Daily mobility On average, people make 3 trips per day, spending 1 hour travelling Activities Only 1 in 5 trips is work-related Spatial orientation 5 out of 6 trips begin or end at home 10% of car trips are not further than 1km Car usage 30% not further than 3km 50% not further than 5km
  13. 13. Transportation Paradigm ShiftOld Paradigm New Paradigm• Large area planning • Small area planning• Arterials • Boulevards• Access to shopping centers • Access to corner markets• Retail market area - large • Retail Market area - small• Single family bedroom • Mixed residential/office/services communities with local businesses• Big roads, wide intersections, and • Bike paths, sidewalks, narrow parking lots streets, and transit• Big solutions • Small solutions (road connectivity, (interstates/bypasses) context sensitivity)• Standards-based (Green Book) • Place-based• Performance is about transport • Performance is about access and sense of place
  14. 14. Greenways are sustainable mobilitySoon the choice will not be between your car or your bike, but between your car or your future Greenways provide: Safe infrastructure Non-motorized transport Innovative ideas: •Mobility Plans •Safe Routes to Schools •Traffic calming
  15. 15. Mobility Plan Manualsa strategy to help an organization or localityreduce its transport impacts and influences thetravel behavior of its employees, suppliers,visitors and/or customers. reducing or limiting individual automobile transport to the lowest possible level and increasing the level of environmentally responsible transport.
  16. 16. Safe Routes to School – Czech RepublicSchool mobility plans, mapping problematic places, creating solutions
  17. 17. Greenways and Economic Development
  18. 18. Statistics• The Little Miami Scenic Trail is very popular, with over 150,000 users per year. On a weekend day, users include over 400 bicyclists and almost 200 pedestrians. Trail users spend an average of $13.54 per visit on food and auto expenses and $277 per year on related clothing and equipment• for every foot closer to the Little Miami Scenic Trail a single-family residential property is located, its sale price increases by $7.05• The Mispillion River Greenway in Delaware is credited with creating 250 jobs in the last 10 years.• 61 business located along the Missouri River State Trail reported that the trail was having a positive effect on their businesses. Eleven of the businesses reported that the trail had strongly influenced their decision to establish their business, and 17 (28%) had increased the size of their investment since the trail had opened
  19. 19. CYCLIST WELCOME: Based on German, Austrian and French certification schemes: Bett und Bike Czech Republic: 1000 certified tourist services Cooperation with internet server and cycling web pagesSlovakia:Transferred in 2008: around 80 certified Poland: Bike Friendly, Clean Tourism Romania: Transylvania Authentica
  20. 20. State of the art tourism products
  21. 21. Beyond branding2000 2010
  22. 22. Social Enterprises on the Greenwayslocal heritage products Cultural Heritage Tourism tour operator
  23. 23. Monitoring – information gathering
  24. 24. Festival of Open Wine Cellars
  25. 25. Iron Curtain Trail – supported by DG Enterprise – Tourism Unit
  26. 26. Polish Greenways Stronger links to Eurovelo Greenways Methodology Association (Hungary) Cycling coordinators Mobility planning/master Adopt an integrated approach to both mobility and tourism beyond cycling
  27. 27. • Greenways are a tools for sustainable development• Greenways concept is attractive and internationally accepted• CEG has accumulated a large database of know-how.• The program is managed by a well-motivated team• Greenways is an increasingly strong Brand• Geographic corridors for sustainable development projects &initiatives that connect municipalities, regions, countries•Mobility – jobs.
  28. 28. More informationCentral European Greenways:CEG: http://www.environmentalpartnership.org/regionalceg/Czech Greenways:http://www.nadacepartnerstvi.cz/greenwaysHungarian Greenways:http://zoldutak.hu/Slovak GreenwaysPolish Greenways: http://greenways.pl/en/blog/newsRomanian Greenways: http://greenways.ro/Cycling in Central Europe:FoCG: http://pragueviennagreenways.org/Top Bicycle: http://www.topbicycle.com/Greenways Travel Club: http://www.visitgreenways.com/National Cycle Strategy CR: http://www.cyklostrategie.cz/en/tourism/Velo-touring Hungary: http://www.cyclehungary.com/Cycling Slovakia: http://www.cyclingslovakia.com/index.php?menuid=2

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