Books on designing for cyclists

cycle booksIf designing infrastructure for cyclists is a topic which interests you, then the following three books might be worth looking through:

Germany – ERA 2010: Grundlage für Planung & Betrieb von Radverkehrsanlagen (principles for the design and operation of cycling facilities)

  • Published fgsv, 2010; language : German
  • Availability: can be purchased from the fgsv

People in the Czech Republic for example thought this book so important that they had it fully translated into Czech, as “Doporučení pro navrhování zařízení pro cyklistickou dopravu ERA

New Zealand – Cycle network and route planning guide

  • Published LTSA, 2004; language : English, 92 pages
  • Own ref. 2040
  • Availability: free downloadable pdf

Quoted as a reference in the “Nicosia public transport enhancement programme – sustainable transport guidelines” prepared i n 2011 by the company SKM Colin Buchanan and others.

Ireland – National cycle manual

  • Published National Transport Authority, 2011; language : English, 236pages
  • Own ref. 1116
  • Availability: free download pdf

Stands out amongst other things because of its very good graphics.

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About roadnotes

Robert Bartlett is an international consultant with over 30 years of professional experience as a highway and traffic engineer with leading companies and organisations in several countries, including Germany, China (Hong Kong), Qatar and the UK. Specialised in urban studies, transport and the use of GIS, research has included new ideas on subjects such as the study of social justice using GIS, the dimensions of vehicles, and comparative geometrics (highways and transport).
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