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    We the members of Aachieve Academy have organised an event called “Cycle On Bangalore - A fight against Pollution”, a cycling trail, on January 16, 2011. Some of the big names have confirmed their presence for the event. A trail will be held which is open for the public. A participation of 500 members has been set as our target. We have also received a confirmation of 200 members..

    We will be cycling from Madhavan Ground to Vidhan Soudha via, Ashoka pillar, Double road, Kanteerava Stadium, Cubbon Park ands return. The event starts at 7AM.

    We request you to join us by participating in large numbers and help us spread the awareness of pollution to a wider extent. A responsible media will cover the event.
    We will look forward to your positive confirmation.

    For registrations and more information contact:
    Dimple – 9916602447 Vittal – 9611328858

    Online registrations can be done through this link -

    Cycle on Bangalore

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Pwpb chattanooga

  1. 1. Ted Curtis<br />Bike/Ped Program Manager<br />City of Columbia, MO<br />(573) 442-7189 x 25 <br /><br /><br />
  2. 2. Columbia is a small university city<br />Population 100,000 - hills - weather extremes<br />Not densely populated: urban area 8 x 8 miles (twice the footprint of San Francisco proper)<br />Downtown grid area + urban sprawl + barriers (interstates)<br />University of Missouri – 30,000 students<br />Bicycle mode share 1.5% +<br />
  3. 3. Approach<br />Create an integrated, City-wide system<br />Add bike lanes wherever possible<br />System should be self-explanatory, understandable by bicyclists and motorists<br />Where possible, markings for the bike system should be on the street<br />Innovate and “borrow” ideas from other cities<br />
  4. 4. 2007<br />Red: crushed limestone Shared Use Paths<br />Blue: Streets with bike lanes<br />Red: Shared use Path<br />Blue: Lanes<br />Brown: Pedways<br />
  5. 5. 2010 <br />Red: 30 miles of Shared Use Paths – (6 miles concrete)<br />Blue: 50 miles streets with bike lanes<br />Green: 30 miles routes with SLM’s (Sharrows)<br />
  6. 6. Bike/Ped Innovations in Columbia, MO<br />1. On-Street wayfinding symbols<br />2. loop detector markings<br />3. BLIP - Bike Lane Infrequent Parking<br />4. Programs: early concentration<br />5. Pedways, use of sidewalks, intersection treatments<br />6. Green Merge areas<br />7. Bike Blvd with centered “Advisory” bicycle lanes (bike priority lane)<br />
  7. 7. Bike/Ped Innovations in Columbia, MO(Continued)<br />8. Buffered Bike Lane: dual stripe on arterial (Stadium)<br />9. Bike Climbing Lane: Uphill bike lane, downhill shared lane (Old 63)<br />10. 6’7” low clearance culvert underpass (MKT at Flatbranch)<br />11. Converting parallel parking to Back-in-Diagonal (Ash street downtown) <br />
  8. 8. 1. On-Street Wayfinding<br />Wayfinding symbols uses with bike lanes, SLM’s (routes)<br />18” thermoplastic on asphalt<br />12” “concrete graphics” @<br />
  9. 9. Wayfinding for Route on Pedway-sidewalk<br />4” symbols for bike routes through campus (6” would be better)<br />
  10. 10. 2. Loop Detector indicators<br />$21<br />MUTCD <br />
  11. 11. 3. BLIP - Bike Lane w/ Infrequent Parking<br />Choice is not “parking or no parking” in bike lanes, it is “bike lanes or SLM’s” <br />Considered only when parking is infrequent<br />Informal assessment of novice riders behavior:<br />Before striping: hug curb, swing out around parked cars<br />After striping: ride in bike lane (near curb) look before crossing the line into the vehicle lane<br />Added benefit: fewer cars park there after striping<br />Look behind!<br />
  12. 12. Programming: 4 Step Process<br />Create Awareness: <br />mass media, controversy<br />2. Foster Understanding of the program, <br />Create positive attitude: mass media<br />3. Entice individuals to Try It! <br />events, “Personal Travel Planning”<br />4. Encourage, Instill change to <br />become Normal Behavior –<br />Create-a-Commuter<br />
  13. 13. 5. Sidepath - Pedway- Sidewalk<br />
  14. 14. 6. MUTCD experiment – green colorations<br />Solid Green Bike Lane- used where bike lane extends between thru and right turn lanes: Cars yield to bikes<br />GMA – Green Merge Area - used where bike lane ends before intersection: Bikes yield to cars<br />Status – first GMA implemented in 2009. Rest in 2010<br />
  15. 15. 7. 6’ Advisory Bicycle Lanes on Bike Blvd.<br />Heavy “traffic calming” on bike blvd:<br />Street murals at several intersections<br />Yellow center striping added<br />Center 6’ bike lanes created with white skip striping (“Advisory” or “Priority” lane)<br />Will have SLM (Sharrows) centered in bike lane<br />
  16. 16. Summary<br />Public Works Department in charge of Implementation<br />Substantial Promotion and Education effort<br />Major capital trail and sidewalk projects just over half of budget (and most difficult to implement) <br />Bike lanes are the preferred treatment for on-street treatments (considered even when light parking exists)<br />Experimenting with approaches – currently just site specific. Determining what should be city-wide treatments<br />