If you only read one thing, check out “Safe and pleasant cycling with the three P’s” – it’s tailored for Auckland, is a concise 6 pages, includes a number of useful illustrations and is. based on John Pucher and Ralph Buehler’s Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark, and Germany international best practice,
Cycle Action provides a variety of technical services, learn more here.
For a more detailed discussion on providing for cycling, we recommend John Franklin’s Principles of Cycle Planning (and a recent update with more pictures around Gloucestershire), and these inspiring video clips.
- Bicycling Boulevards – Using back roads to provide safe cycling in Berkley
- Arterial Road Design – How to make busy streets safe for cycling
- Transforming New York’s Streets - Streets for people, not just maximising traffic flow
- John Pucher – Cycling for everyone – lessons from Nertherlands, Denmark & Germany
For material on traffic calming, see:
For guidance on bicycle parking, see ARTA’s Guidance for Cycle Parking.
For guidance on route planning & prioritisation, see LTSA’s Cycle Network & Route Planning Guide
Regarding cycling strategies, recommended reading for all transport planners (Councils, NZTA, etc.) and consultants…
“Why a Cycling Strategy on its own will NOT Increase Cycling” by Glen Koorey
In order to improve the consultantation process, see this review by Tasman Research , it includes useful best-practice recommendations.
For more technical information see www.can.org.nz
This Yoy Tube video is a ‘Harvest Talk’ from the ‘Regional Possibilities Local Action Hui’ hosted by EcoMatters Environment Trust on 2nd December 2010 in Auckland, New Zealand. In this talk, Barb Cuthbert, of Cycle Action Auckland & Easy Transport Auckland shares a little bit of her story, some possibilities for Auckland, some recommendations for the Auckland (Spatial) Plan & Local Board Plans