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VicRoads Cycle Note 6: Signing of Rural Training Circuits (Australia)

A number of cities and towns in rural and regional Victoria have rural road circuits that cyclists use on a regular basis for training and racing. In order to advise motorists that they may encounter cyclists on these circuits, VicRoads has developed four signs that may be used to sign rural cycling circuits.  They are described in this 2000 Cycle Note.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 5: ‘Head Start’ storage areas at intersections

When cyclists wait at the front of a traffic queue, they are safer as motorists can more easily see them.  Cyclists are also away from direct exhaust fumes, and can proceed more quickly through the intersection.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 3: Shared Bicycle/Pedestrian Path Design

The purpose of this 1999 edition of Cycle Notes is to encourage a consistent approach to the development of bicycle lanes, including signs, line marking and pavement symbols.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 4: Clearway Bicycle Lanes

This 1999 Cycle Note discusses clearway bicycle lanes.  Bicycle lanes are a very effective way to provide for cyclists on the roads.  However, when a road has more than one operational layout, such as a Clearway which is in force only during certain times of the day, design issues are not always straightforward.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 2: Bicycle Lanes

The purpose of this 1999 edition of Cycle Notes is to encourage a consistent approach to the development of bicycle lanes, including signs, line marking and pavement symbols.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

ACT Design Standards for Urban Infrastructure - DS13 - Pedestrian and Cycle Facilities

These Design Standards are intended for use by professionals involved in the planning, design and construction of urban infrastructure in the ACT. They are intended to complement the appropriate National Standards and Guides and a detailed knowledge of those documents is assumed.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Building Sustainable Transport into New Developments

This document, published by the UK Department of Transport in 2008, provides advice on building an effective sustainable transport system in new developments, from the planning to the implementation stage. It specifically relates to Growth Points and Eco-towns.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Cycle Infrastructure Design, UK Department of Transport

This guide, published by the UK Department of Transport, focuses on the design of cycle infrastructure in England, Wales and Scotland.  Topics covered include general design parameters, signing issues, network management, reducing vehicle speeds on cycle routes, among others.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

The NYC Street Design Manual: Guidelines for a Livable City

The Manual builds on the experience of innovation in street design, materials and lighting that has developed around the world, emphasizing a balanced approach that gives equal weight to transportation, community and environmental goals.


Fri 17th Sep 2010

Cycle Network and Route Planning Guide, New Zealand

This guide aims to promote a consistent approach to planning the provision for cycling in New Zealand.


Wed 15th Sep 2010