Decisions in traffic planning, traffic structures in neighbourhoods and towns, greatly affect the competitive positions of transport modalities and hence the modal split. Several concepts for traffic structures have been offered in the past and implemented in ...
Planological differences between Vinex neighbourhoods Veldhuizen and Houten
Peter Kroeze (Ligtermoet & partners) , Fietsverkeer nr. 20
The planological lay-out of the new Vinex neighbourhood Houten-Zuid strongly differs from that in Leidsche Rijn-Veldhuizen. Peter Kroeze went in search of the differences to find out if these explain why people cycle more in Houten.
Article discusses the differences and similarities between Houten Centre and Houten Vinex and concludes that it is a successful attempt to package old traffic principles in modern urban planning.
Goes: bicycle town without bicycle policies
Dirk Ligtermoet , Fietsverkeer 22
Fietsersbond almost nominated Goes bicycle town of the year in 2008. Strangely enough that barely registers in Goes itself. Although there is plenty of action, there is hardly any actual bicycle policy.
Traffic livable district structures
Examples of various new developments (Vinex locations) where traffic and urban planning went hand in hand.
Real-life examples of bicycle-friendly residential neighbourhoods in Emmen, Bijlmermeer, Houten, Beverwaard and Lelystad.