CYCLEWAYS FOR GREATER PETERBOROUGH

THE ADVANTAGES TO THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE COMMUNITY OF FULLY PROVIDING FOR CYCLISTS ARE DISCUSSED. THESE INCLUDE ENVIRONMENTAL ADVANTAGES, EASE OF PARKING, DOOR-TO-DOOR TRAVEL, TIME SAVING IN CONGESTED AREAS, LOW INITIAL AND MAINTENANCE COSTS, SAFETY FACTORS, BENEFITS TO MOTORISTS. THE REPORT RECOMMENDS A CYCLEWAY SYSTEM FOR PETERBOROUGH A CITY IN ENGLAND WITH A FLAT TERRAIN AND FLAT SURROUNDING AREA. THE PROPOSED 38-MILE SYSTEM OF MAIN ROUTES WOULD LINK TOGETHER THE VARIOUS PARTS OF GREATER PETERBOROUGH (THE CITY CENTER, EXISTING BUILT UP AREAS, THE NEW TOWNSHIPS AND NENE PARK) AND EXTEND INTO THE COUNTRYSIDE AROUND THE NEW CITY. IN ADDITION THERE WOULD BE 34 MILES OF SECONDARY ROUTES (OR LOCAL LINKS) PENETRATING LOCAL AREAS, PROVIDING ROUTES WITHIN LOCAL AREAS AND FEEDING CYCLE TRAFFIC TO AND FROM THE MAIN ROUTES.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Peterborough Devel Corp /UK

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  • Publication Date: 1973-9

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 8 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00203863
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&d Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 19 1974 12:00AM