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TIDE Training and exchange workshop Innovative ideas and how to take advantage of them Stuttgart, 13 Nov. 2013. Non- motorised transport. Photo : Jörg Thiemann-Linden. Agenda. Introduction Review, de-brief and discussion of walking audit (Wolfgang Forderer ) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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TIDE Training and exchange workshopInnovative ideas and how to take advantage of themStuttgart, 13 Nov. 2013Non-motorised transport

Photo: Jrg Thiemann-LindenGerman Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartAgendaIntroductionReview, de-brief and discussion of walking audit (Wolfgang Forderer)Bike/pedestrian conflicts (Wolfgang Forderer and Sebastian Bhrmann)Bike Parking Example Donostian San-Sebastin (Fermin Echarte)& Discussion

Photo: Jrg Thiemann-LindenGerman Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartDifu and the German Cycling AcademyGerman Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) as largest urban research centre in the German-speaking worldStrong thematic cluster on cycling:German Cycling AcademyInternet Portal on CyclingFurther key projects on cycling

Photos: FahrradakademieGerman Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartDifu and the German Cycling AcademyStrong information base on cycling in Germany (and worldwide)English information: Newsletter, good practice and Cycling Expertise Files (see www.nationaler-radverkehrsplan.de/en/)Interest in European exchange on cycling issues

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop Stuttgart4Cluster non-motorised transportWhat is it about?

Simply transport or much more?Active mobilityHealthCompact citiesClimate protectionSocial contactsQuality of public spaceQuality of life

Essential ingredient for the transformation of citiesOften wide agreement (a good thing), but tricky when it comes to specific innovative measures

Photos: Jrg Thiemann-LindenGerman Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartWalking AuditWhere does it make sense?How to convince decision makers to support walking audits? What benefits are in for them?Which tools to apply in your situation? Recommendations for starters, climbers, forerunners?How to institutionalise audits of public space?Possibilities for data collection on pedestrian traffic.

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartBike-pedestrian conflictsWhat are hot spots of conflicts in your cities? Where does it work well to mix?Basic strategy what works?Separation of pedestrians and cyclists? (Move cyclists on the road?)Mixing shared space & co.Encourage mutual respect edcuate peopleControls and sanctionsCan pedestrians and cyclists become allies for neighbourhood mobility?Planning principle: 1. Pedestrians 2. Cyclists 3. Motorised traffic (from the edge to the centre) is this becoming mainstream?

Photo: Jrg Thiemann-LindenGerman Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartKriterien fr Separation: - Bergab mit hohem Tempo- zu eng fr beide Nutzergruppen- schnelle Pendlerradroute- andere Route wre kein groer Umweg fr den Radverkehr7Accident risks pedestrians and cyclistsConflicts between cyclists and pedestrians of little significance in accident statistics. Pedestrians involved in only around six per cent of all accidents in which cyclists were injured. Around 15 per cent of accidents in which pedestrians were injured involved a cyclist.In more than 60 per cent of accidents involving both groups, the cyclist is the main cause. Mainly collisions caused by cycling at inappropriate speeds and abrupt changes in direction. Normally, severity of the accidents is lowPedestrians clearly bear the risk of being hurt in an accident.

Besides that numerous conflicts without injuries as common sources of anger and hostile environment between cyclists and pedestrians

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartUse of sidewalks? German ERA-Standard

9Pedestrians and cyclists in peak hourAvoid mixed use of sidewalks by cyclists and pedestriansMixing possibleAvailable width (m)Share of cyclists not more than a third of all sidewalk users when high usage

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartBike parkingKey barriers in your city?Hot topics:Space (esp. in high density areas)Location (cyclists are not willing to walk very far)Theft/VandalismQuantity (esp. when bicycle use is growing, or big events)QualityCostsStakeholders/ cooperation modelsArguments for bicycle parking (e.g. customers of local businesses benefit)What could be an appropiate strategy for your city?

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop StuttgartDifu German Institute of Urban Affairs

Sebastian Bhrmann

Zimmerstr. 131510969 Berlin++49 30 39001-108buehrmann@difu.de

www.nrvp.de // www.nationaler-radverkehrsplan.dewww.fahrrad-akademie.de

German Institute of Urban AffairsDifu Sebastian BhrmannTIDE Workshop Stuttgart

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