GUIDELINES FOR THE PLANNING AND DESIGN OF BICYCLE FACILITIES IN URBAN AREAS
The purpose of the document is to assist interested bodies in the planning and design of safe, desireable and economical bicycle facilities. The background and characteristics of the bicycle and of cyclists are dealt with, and the different types of cycle path are described. The basic steps in the bicycle planning process are outlined and recommended design standards are given. Signs, road markings and traffic signals, both existing and recommended, are discussed. The final chapter deals with related facilities, namely parking, lighting and the provision of rest areas.
Land Transport Directorate, South AfricaPlanning Division
Pretoria, South Africa
- Vorster, J C
- Publication Date: 1984-9
- Pagination: 176 p.
- TRT Terms: Bikeways; Design; Guidelines; Road markings; Traffic signals; Traffic signs; Urban areas
- Old TRIS Terms: Traffic marking
- Subject Areas: Design; Highways; Operations and Traffic Management; Pedestrians and Bicyclists; Planning and Forecasting; Terminals and Facilities; I21: Planning of Transport Infrastructure;
- Accession Number: 00457104
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: U-12/7/4/47-F, ISBN 0-908-381-28-1
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 31 1987 12:00AM