Criteria for Cyclists' Everyday Route Choice

This study deals with the question of what the cyclists themselves see as important for route choice. The following have been identified in a survey in Dresden, Germany: 1) Coherence, where the cycling infrastructure forms a coherent unit and links with all departure points and destinations of the cyclists; 2) Directness, where the infrastructure continually offers as direct a route as possible; 3) Attractiveness, where the infrastructure is designed and fitted to the surroundings in a manner that makes cycling attractive; 4) Safety, where the infrastructure guarantees the road safety for the cyclists; 5) Comfort, where the infrastructure enables a quick and comfortable flow for bicycle traffic.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 63-76
  • Monograph Title: Traffic and Transport Psychology: Theory and Application. Proceedings of the ICTTP 2004

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01004366
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0080443796
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 12 2005 5:01PM