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Abgestellte Fahrräder
Many commuters that work in Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark, live in the surrounding municipalities and thus have a long drive ahead of them before they get to work. So, the City of Aarhus has come up with a new project that invites commuters to exchange the last part of the drive with a...
10. December 2012 | Nachrichten > Denmark
Erzbahntrasse bridge in the Ruhr region

Over the past years and decades, the German railway Deutsche Bahn has closed numerous rail lines, mainly in rural areas with decreased demand for passenger services. The conversion of disused railway lines makes it possible to develop safe and comfortable cycle-path infrastructure with...

30. November 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
The best solution in cases of high traffic density: enough space, indicated separate paths on the Baltic Sea island of Usedom

High proportions of pedestrian and cycling traffic are beneficial to cities. Regardless of the existing differences, it is important to focus on the commonalities between walking and cycling. Shared use is likely to be successful provided that enough space is available.

30. November 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
Fahrrad- und Autoreifen
Cycling Expertise
File of the Week , I-4/2012: Classic traffic planning is mostly based on the principle of separating the different road users from each other. In recent years, however, increasing attention has been given to approaches where street environments are shared by motorised traffic, cyclists and...
11. November 2012 | Nachrichten > Germany
Ein Fahrradreifen
USA
New Brochure: "Measuring the Street: New Metrics for 21st Century Streets" New York City has been radically shifting space on its main thoroughfares away from cars, providing high quality cycle facilities, more space for pedestrians and better bus networks.
7. November 2012 | Nachrichten > USA
Example of standardised signposts in North Rhine-Westphalia with auxiliary signs indicating the Industrial Heritage Trail.

Cycle routes require a separate system of signing that is clear, recognisable and gapless. The standard that has been developed includes principles of network planning, a hierarchical system of destinations and specifications for sign design.

1. November 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
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
Zeichen 240: Gemeinsamer Geh- und Radweg
Cycling Expertise
File of the Week , I-14/2012: Owing to the many commonalities, pedestrians and cyclists have similar requirements. Without a motor and fuel they are less inclined to take longer routes and require direct connections and networks that are as gapless as possible.
28. October 2012 | Nachrichten > Germany
Roundabout in Wabern near Bern (Switzerland)

The interaction between road users entering the roundabout and those who are on the circulatory carriageway is negotiated in flexible processes. The interaction of road users is not controlled by a central system such as traffic lights at each entry; instead, road users self-organise priority at...

1. October 2012 | Forschung Radverkehr >
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 >

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