Cyclists & Pedestrians

Cyclists & pedestrians are 2 key user groups in the transportaiton system with specific needs and concerns. This collection of solutions and blocks provides a quick summary of resources on this topic.

Last Mile Bike Share Connectivity

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A bicycle sharing program will allow for missing gaps in the transportation network to be filled. This program allows city goers to rent public bicycles from a fleet on a as needed basis. Features such as a dense bike network, self-moderating rental stations, and a "smart" checkout system will be included into this program.

Multi-modal transportation to connect people, employment, and services

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The city will hire a Transportation Coordinator to redesign our regional transit system to connect people, employment, and services. We'll encourage use of mass transit use by providing public employees with a pre-tax transit pass. At the same time, we'll work with the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) to develop a vision for a multimodal regional transit network that integrates bicycle and pedestrian networks.

Reevaluating Transportation Priorities

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At the start of the Street Design Project, the City of Chenai took bold measures to reevaluate who uses the streets and how these usage figures should manifest themselves in street design features. This reevaluation suggested a dramatic change was needed. Instead of placing cars at the top of the pecking order, walking and non motorized vehicles were placed first. The redesign of the streets carries out this shift in the form of new safety measures, travel zones, and street distribution.

Smart Traffic Signals Boost Cycling

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"Copen­ha­gen is mak­ing its trans­port­a­tion sys­tem more in­tel­li­gent and mod­ern­iz­ing its traffic sig­nals to be con­trolled in real time in or­der to fur­ther pro­mote cyc­ling and pub­lic trans­port. Copen­ha­gen is in­vest­ing in In­tel­li­gent Trans­port Sys­tems (ITS) by in­stalling new con­trol­lers in traffic sig­nals at the city’s 380 in­ter­sec­tions. The new tech­no­logy not only en­ables the city to con­trol traffic and op­tim­ize sig­nals in real time, res­ult­ing in more ef­fi­cient flow of bikes and buses, but also de­creases the en­ergy use of traffic sig­nals by one-third. Over­all, the travel time of cyc­lists will be re­duced by 10% and travel time for buses is ex­pec­ted to de­crease by up to 20%. The city hopes the im­prove­ments will en­tice even more people to par­take in cyc­ling in par­tic­u­lar, which already ac­counts for 45% of com­mutes. Copen­ha­gen is also us­ing the smart traffic sig­nals to re­duce the num­ber of stops for cyc­lists by 10%, which will re­duce the in­cid­ence of ac­ci­dents. ITS will help Copen­ha­gen achieve its vis­ion to have 75% of all trips in the city be by bike, by pub­lic trans­port, or on foot by 2025." Quote from: