Ottawa’s Echo Drive is an unlikely candidate for “bicycle street” status. But despite its absence from official cycling routes, this street has much more in common with the “fietstraat” than you would expect.
Category: Lessons from the Dutch
Posts inspired by Matt’s studies in the Netherlands.
How to Build a Bike-Friendly Hospital
Hospitals are major destinations with unique travel demands. In our auto-centric world, the default assumption is that most people will drive there and that cycling is just not possible. But evidence locally and abroad shows that hospitals can be major cycling destinations – we just need to include the right ingredients.
Designing for the Right Speed: The Safe Systems Approach
Safe Systems determines the right speed to design for by considering the vulnerability of humans, so that if a collision occurs, it’s much less likely to be severe.
Talking Fietsstraats on the Active Towns Podcast
As the Bicycle Streets Beyond Europe series wrapped up last week, my series co-author Justin Jones and I were invited … More
How to Build Great Bicycle Streets
The Bicycle Streets Beyond Europe series concludes with key takeaways for all communities.
Bicycle Streets Beyond Europe: Vancouver’s Local Street Bikeways
Are Vancouver’s AAA Local Street Bikeways bicycle streets? Let’s compare against the Dutch fietsstraat and find out.