This report contains excerpts of winning entries to the Urban Bikeway Design Competition which was open to students and to professional teams designing improvements for local bicycling environments. UBDC's best professional design entries come from an urban core area of America's deep South, the coast of California and the hot expanses of Arizona. Southern Express Limited, a group of architests and planners in Atlanta, Georgia won two first prizes in the competition. The proposal defines a problem area, then describes a solution block by block, dependent on traffic volumes, available parking space, and adjacent land uses. Traffic flow in both directions receives careful attention. Two new concepts are introduced. First, graphics intended for the motorist and the bicyclist are located according to line of sight and attention of each. The second is a bicycle terminal design for the downtown business district. The San Luis Obispo, California study is adaptable to any community interested in promoting the transportational and recreational use of bicycles. The program includes a wide range of complementary programs to improve riding for all the nine categories of bicycle riders defined.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Urban Bikeway Design Collaborative, Building W20-002
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Publication Date: 1974-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 112 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098606
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM