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Road environment design

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Friedrich-Ebert street rebuilt in Kassel
Streets as recreational area
The motto of the German Transport Planning Award 2016 was "Planning and designing of municipal main roads, recovering the city and municipal roads as a recreational area!”. The Association for Urban, Regional and Landscape Planning (SRL) recognises the new boulevard in the center of Kassel as a...
14. October 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany, Hesse
Brandenburgische Straße 2011
Integration of Noise Action and Traffic Planning
During the development of the Noise Action Plan of Berlin the administration noted that the design of certain streets were strongly focussed on motorised traffic . The widths of the lanes in some cases were larger than required taking the current amount of traffic into account, while at the same...
31. October 2012 | Praxisbeispiel > Berlin
New housing area in Berlin

High cycling and walking levels already make for an attractive and vivid urban character of the street environment and thus the residential neighbourhood. Active travel such as cycling is very much a part of residents’ experience and their everyday life. This topic therefore offers great...

1. September 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
Unfallrisiken beim Rad fahren

The increase in road safety was not matched by similar cycling safety gains in Germany in recent years. Accidents involving cyclists are still part and parcel of the transport system. In general, key factors are the behaviour of road users, the infrastructure, and the technology (of both bikes...

1. August 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
The bicycle is perfectly suited for shopping convience goods

There is still untapped potential for increasing bicycle use for shopping. The implementation of successful strategies for increasing the percentage of shoppers coming to city centres by bike is usually dependent on the collaboration of multiple stakeholders.

1. May 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
Bridge view of the Norrebrogade
Measures to incrase cycling
For the Norrebrogade it was decided to put it on a "Road diet" what ment to downsize it, to make it less attractive for cars. In return the cycle tracks width had been doubled in some places (up to 4 m) and further cyclist- and pedestrian-friendly changes in street spaces had been realised.
1. June 2010 | Praxisbeispiel > Denmark
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