Planning Standards & Guides



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VicRoads Cycle Note 15: Providing for Cyclists at Roundabouts

This 2005 VicRoads Cycle Note provides information on improving safety outcomes for cyclists at roundabouts. Reducing entry speeds for motor vehicles and providing continuity of on road bicycle infrastructure are two principal suggestions raised in this cycle note.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 13: Wide Kerbside Lane Markings

This 2004 VicRoads Cycle Note is to outline the standards and guidelines for the use of wide kerbside lane markings in Victoria. "Wide kerbside lane" is a term used to describe a traffic lane that is wide enough to be shared by bicycles and motor vehicles.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 11: Directional Signing for Off-Road Paths

The purpose of this 2002 edition of VicRoads' Cycle Notes is to provide guidance on the provision of directional signing for off-road paths. The principles outlined in this edition of Cycle Notes may also be applied to rail trails.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 9: Creating On-Road Space for Cyclists

The purpose of this May 2001 edition of Vic Roads' Cycle Notes is to provide guidance on the selection and use of methods that create space for cyclists on existing roads. This edition of Cycle Notes should be read in conjunction with Cycle Notes No. 7 - On-Road Arterial Bicycle Routes.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 10: Shared Path Behavioural Signs

These 2001 guidelines have been developed to assist agencies and organisations that manage shared paths.  They provide a framework for delivering behavioural messages with the aim of reducing conflicts between path users and encouraging co-operative behaviour.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 8: Providing for Cyclists at Signalised Intersections

This 2001 edition of Cycle Notes provides a framework for designing on-road bicycle lanes at signalised intersections. It explains the six intersection elements, and discusses the practical application of the framework.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

VicRoads Cycle Note 7: On-Road Arterial Bicycle Routes

The purpose of this 2000 edition of Cycle Notes is to provide guidence on how to provide for cyclists on arterial bicycle routes and to select bicycle facilities that best match the needs of cyclists.

Fri 17th Sep 2010

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