The Nottingham Cycle Design Guide is ready for public consultation
The guide is heavily based on the national Cycle Design Guide by Sustrans (who helped us produce it) with extra sections and examples specific to Nottingham, such as trams, route maintenance and monitoring.
This guide contains a concise illustrated compendium of technical guidance relating to cycling: it can stand alone as a ‘tool box’ of ideas but also links to a library of relevant on line resources. It is very visual but contains the essential technical details. The guide is for anyone planning or designing highway or dedicated cycle infrastructure in the city of Nottingham. Our aim is create a world class cycling network in Nottingham and want this Design Guide to help us achieve this.
The structure of this guidance broadly follows the following sequence:
a summary of the key principles and processes for a user-focused design
wider considerations of urban design and other measures to improve the general highway design for cyclists and pedestrians
on-carriageway provision for cyclists on links and junctions
cycle provision off the carriageway, whether cycle tracks alongside the road or traffic free routes away from the road, including crossings
associated design issues including cycle parking, signing, integration with public transport and the design of new developments
the maintenance and management of routes.
Before finalising the Guide, We would welcome any observations you may have on its content - you can download the guide below.
If you have any comments/contributions - please can you email them through to us by Friday 30th October on firstname.lastname@example.org
Nottingham Cycle Design Guide - Public Consultation (DRAFT)