Cycling in AlbertslundHanoi, October 25th. 2011 Albertslund Kommune Nordmarks Allé 2620 Albertslund www.albertslund.dk firstname.lastname@example.org T 43 68 68 68 F 43 68 69 28 Björn Emil Härtel Jensen City Planner and Project Manager
Modal split• Graph showing the choice of transportation• Because of our unique system of cycle paths it is very popular to take the bicycle
Traffic separation, example 2 (Vængerne) • Easy access to the cycle path system • Safe and secure cycling route to school • 81% of schoolchildren in 9th grade (15-16 years old) come to school by bicycle
Bicycle Strategy Albertslund • Strategy adopted by the politicians, spring 2009 • Target = 10% more cyclists from 2009-2015 • But how?
How to achieve the goal?• 44 different strategy points• Based on 3 important efforts 1. It has to be easy and fast to get around on the cycle paths (direct routes) 2. There has to be a good accessibility to schools, shopping and all other important functions (no missing links) 3. The cyclist must feel safe when getting around (lights, signs)
Comfort and maintenance• Tunnel• Cover• Snow, ice, leaves etc.
Mobility management – choice of transport• Potential up to 15 km distance• Bicycle as part of the alternative to the car – Connecting home/work to train station and busstop• Travel planner for cyclists