Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city

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Zwolle is of the nominees to best Cycling of the in 2014. from a of 19 these five compete to over the of current cycling city which was in 2011. will make small portrait all five and in alphabetical order is the A bicycle in Zwolle people cycling other traffic where cars guest.

Zwolle a historic with a that can be recognised a fortified It is capital of province of with a of almost I asked Bloemhof, the leader for in Zwolle, she thinks should win competition. This her response: main cycle got a of smooth Main routes residential areas transformed into streets, elsewhere see wide lanes or cycle tracks.

these cycle take people to their in a and safe are proud our great of (socially tunnels and especially the bridge next the new line “Hanzeboog our fast route (Fietssnelweg) Hattem and bicycle roundabout. an innovative we make that our policies get cycling forward.” fast cycle from Zwolle Hattem.

Is a carriage way” path paved smooth concrete. is the in the area of . (There be a blog post this high-speed route soon.) main theme the 2014 is “Cycling barriers” and to Ilse this is perfect theme Zwolle. municipality has taking away since the And because have been on our network for a long we now a very network of routes through city.

No but direct for cycling. bicycle tunnels bicycle bridges, and smaller. waiting times, high speeds cycling. wide lanes and tracks. Decreasing for cycling safe and routes (also people can side by cycle infrastructure red asphalt much as

No discomfort, a smooth convenient road nine bicycle on routes little motor Less nuisance car traffic attractive, socially and objectively cycle routes. many obstacles cycle routes as bollards speed bumps the help tips of residents. No and danger, cycling without constructed an bicycle roundabout. default priority motor traffic, a fast for cycling. for cycling traffic lights.

long waiting crossing main on your as quickly possible.” The rail-road bridge a cycle along side it. The over the IJssel is of the cycle route Zwolle to The consistent policies for years led a very cycling environment Zwolle. Bloemhof notes: 50% of trips in city – residents, commuters people cycling recreation – by bicycle.

This makes the city the Netherlands people cycle It must mentioned that also claims 50% of trips are cycling and the Amsterdam centre the split is to be But it clearly visible many people in Zwolle. really liked there. It easy and felt safe of the

It was Zwolle is heavily in There were traffic situations looked brand But apart all the things Zwolle to offer, preference for lanes has so some special junction in the that I was not happy about. most cities sure the lanes turn protected cycle right before junction, some in Zwolle show how city decided continue the lanes right the junction.

A side side comparison how that the junction Not only people cycling left have position themselves two lanes motor traffic for which have to one lane traffic coming behind them   it also more space! in the you need cycle lanes, to go and one go straight (and right possible). Whereas protected cycle only one track is

The left is one haven’t seen often in Netherlands. Most the newer – also Zwolle – of the you see the right. type of is much safer and the preferred of more road design. majority of in Zwolle fortunately of second type.




Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling

Two T-junctions Zwolle. I the cycle in red. with cycle on the An example what not do. Right protected cycle on the itself.

An of best in the Pictures from Maps. Left junction Luttenbergstraat/Weth. and right junction Willemskade/Emmawijk the street to go Google StreetView an on view. In more modern design Zwolle to keep routes of traffic and cycling apart routes ), minimise the of interactions the two of traffic.

I have you before, is also afraid to Their bicycle was a for the An evaluation been completed, Zwolle has yet received results. However, initial findings all very

Ilse Bloemhof “people especially crossing the on their with this bicycle roundabout, there is longer any time for People also the materials used for design attractive.” innovative “bicycle in Zwolle. innovation is it is for motor to drive full circle. people cycling is possible on top that they priority over traffic.

This was the opening The centre of the has been All in I think is a that could very well this competition.

The weather Zwolle in images and video may a bit for winter, that is I shot the footage August 2013.

Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling
Zwolle, nominee for best cycling city  bicycle cycle cycling

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