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Traffic Calming and Public Space, VOCA (Volunteers of Cycling Academy) Meeting in Lisbon,

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Voca lx 2013

  1. 1. Sustainable Mobility and a new safety paradigm Traffic Calming and Public Space mário j alves
  2. 2. compact and diverse land-use planning investment in public transport and active modes car restraint sustainable mobility
  3. 3. car restraint a city of neibourhoods Traffic Calming and Public Space
  4. 4. Social coesion Road safety and environmental quality
  5. 5. Road safety
  6. 6. 20 40 60 80 100 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 km/h Impact % death
  7. 7. zonas 30
  8. 8. vias de perímetro (função mais corredor) vias de internas (função mais estadia)
  9. 9. hardware
  10. 10. 2,75
  11. 11. shared space
  12. 12. corridors living
  13. 13. Tipologies of bike routes
  14. 14. A) shared B) Bike lanes C) Bike paths Definitions Integration Segregation Tipologies of bike routes
  15. 15. A B C speed No. Vehicles 2x Shared Bike Lane Bike Path
  16. 16. reduce the quantity of traffic
  17. 17. Reduce speed of cars
  18. 18. Improve safety of crossings
  19. 19. Redistribute roadspace
  20. 20. Implement bike lanes or bike paths
  21. 21. hierarchy of decision 1. Reduce traffic? 2. Reduce speed? 3. Improve crossings? 4. Redistribute Roadspace? 5. Bike Lanes or Bike Paths?
  22. 22. monomodal vs multimodal planning
  23. 23. vision planning measures
  24. 24. integration / segregation
  25. 25. pistas cicláveis
  26. 26. “A bicycle path immediately adjacent to a roadway but separated from it (“sidepath”) is recognized as a dangerous type of facility. Cycling on such a path has most of the dangers of using a sidewalk. When the path is on one side of the road only, half of the bicyclists will be riding against traffic, making intersections even more hazardous.” Schimek, Paul, MIT The Dilemmas of Bicycle Planning, 1996
  27. 27. “…countries and cities which are just beginning to build their cycling facilities, two-way cycle paths should be avoided in urban street networks.” Eero Pasanen, The risks of cycling, Helsinki City Planning Department, 2001, Helsínquia, Finlândia.
  28. 28. use of the pavement
  29. 29. safety
  30. 30. P. L. Jacobsen "Safety in numbers: more walkers and bicyclists, safer walking and bicycling" Inj. Prev., Sep. 01, 2003 9: 205-209.
  31. 31. the more eficient, safe and with benefits for everbody way to promote cycling is…
  32. 32. …reduce the number and speed of cars …
  33. 33. …and promote cycling …
  34. 34. promote cycling = cycle path network bicycle is a vehicle think public space! think city! ~
  35. 35. hardware software mindware
  36. 36. education, education, education …
  37. 37. education, planning and leadership through example…
  38. 38. 5 anos 30 metros 7 anos 100 metros
  39. 39. 0 5 10 15 500 1000 3000

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