Kenniscentrum voor fietsbeleid

Right-of-way intersections

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Zeist, Slotlaan-Hogeweg, right-of-way intersection with wide traffic islands. In 2005 traffic lights at this intersection have been replaced by a new layout as a right-of-way intersection with wide traffic islands. Traffic lights are no longer necessary since motorists from the sidestreets may also cross in two stages. A nice solution when there is not enough room for a roundabout. With video impression and computer simulation.

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Amersfoort, Wuytierslaan-Hogendorplaan, exit construction with two-way bike path. As a result of the large numbers of cyclists riding against traffic, local authorities in Amersfoort decided in 2003 to convert one-way bike paths along Wuytierslaan into a two-way path. To improve safety on intersections with side-roads, exit constructions have been deployed. Arrow markings in the side-roads draw car drivers’ attention to the presence of cyclists from two directions.

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De Bilt, Blauwkapelseweg, left-turn provision for cyclists. As a safety provision for cyclists turning left, local authorities in De Bilt have constructed a large red-asphalt platform with a traffic island. Cyclists turning left may get into the left-hand lane in time and have room to stop and yield to oncoming traffic. Video added on 12/7/2007.

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Kampen, Europa-Allee, bicycle crossing with traffic lights on demand. In the re-design of the Europa-Allee a major bicycle crossing has been adapted as well. The length of the crossing has been shortened, so most cyclists may cross without invoking the aid of the traffic lights. If so desired, less adroit cyclists may demand a green light by using the push button.