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Traffic Management Techniques for Cyclists: Final Report

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This report focuses on a project undertaken for the Department for Transport (Traffic Management Division) in March 2011 entitled Investigation of Options for Traffic Management Techniques for Cyclists at Signallised Junctions in the Urban Environment. It describes the outcome of a desktop study that investigates the techniques that are in common usage both in the UK and overseas for cyclist provision at traffic signals.

Research 24/09/12 Department for Transport Add icon
TAL 1/12: The Traffic Signs (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations and General Directions 2011

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The Traffic Signs (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations and General Directions 2011 (SI 2011 No. 3041) further amends the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002 (“TSRGD 2002” – SI 2002 No. 3113) and came into force on 30 January 2012. Copies of the new SI are available from TSO at a price of £27.25 each. In addition to SI 2011 No. 3041, this Traffic Advisory Leaflet also contains guidance relating to the other sets of amendment regulations listed below, which came into force since the introduction of TSRGD 2002. Therefore, in addition to the current editions of Traffic Signs Manual, this document should be read in conjunction with the listed SIs and associated Traffic Advisory Leaflets, by all those involved in designing and implementing traffic management schemes and in road traffic regulation generally. While this Traffic Advisory Leaflet is intended to assist readers, it is neither legal advice nor a substitute for reference to the relevant legislation - and should not be relied on as such.

General Information 07/03/12 Department for Transport Add icon
Management of Electronic Traffic Equipment

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This Code of Practice is the first document within the UK which establishes a series of good practice policies and procedures, obtained from experts, on how to effectively manage the maintenance of fixed location electronic traffic control equipment. The growth of technology in the highways sector has led to improvements in congestion control and a reduction in carbon emissions. Adoption of the recommendations within this code will help local authorities achieve delivery of high quality services. This code will become the fourth code within the current suite of codes, and will sit alongside Well-lit Highways, Well-maintained Highways and the Management of Highway Structures.

Primary Doc. 22/09/11 UK Roads Liaison Group Add icon
Design Guide & Specification - Residential and Industrial Estates Development

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This document was identified as part of the UKRLG Project on Design & Maintenance Guidance. Hartlepool's design guide for developers, who will seek for the highways constructed to be adopted under section 38 or 278 of the Highways Act.

Secondary Doc. 01/02/10 UK Roads Liaison Group Add icon
NI Cycling Strategy - Second Report - 2007

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The Northern Ireland Cycling Strategy (NICS), launched in June 2000, was a building block to encourage and facilitate a more sustainable way of travelling. The first report on progress on the NICS was published in 2002. A further five years has passed and this, second, report monitors progress and highlights opportunities to improve and consolidate the future delivery and implementation of measures to support cycling. The NICS set out a number of actions to try and arrest years of decline in cycling in NI. Local cycling strategies are in place in some Council areas and the inclusion of cycling is now mainstream in government strategies and plans. Increasing cycle usage requires good planning, the construction of new routes, good maintenance of routes, supported by marketing activities. No one organisation can perform all these tasks and the fostering of good local partnerships, to help co-ordinate the delivery of these activities, is essential. Local Cycle Forums bringing together Roads Service, Planning Service, Local Councils, Cycling Users Groups, Sustrans and Cycle NI have been effective.

General Information 01/01/07 Roads Service Northern Ireland Add icon
Travelwise Northern Ireland

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Travelwise NI is a Roads Service initiative to encourage the use of sustainable transport options such as walking, cycling, public transport or car sharing. It is delivered in partnership with the Department of Education, DOE Road Safety Branch, Sustrans, Health Promotion Agency and Translink, and is targeted at Commuters, Employers (to devise a Travel Plan that meets a company's needs), and schools. .

Useful Website 01/01/07 Roads Service Northern Ireland Add icon
Northern Ireland Cycling Strategy - 2002

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The Northern Ireland Cycling Strategy was launched in June 2000. It raised considerably the profile of cycling in Northern Ireland and initiated a range of measures aimed at improving conditions for cyclists and making cycling a more attractive travel option. Government, District Councils and voluntary sector organisations have all made significant commitments that contribute to the Strategy’s targets to: • double the number of trips by cycle (on 2000 figures) by the end of 2005; and • quadruple the number of trips by cycle (on 2000 figures) by the end of 2015 This First Report describes many of the activities undertaken towards that end.

General Information 01/03/02 Roads Service Northern Ireland Add icon
Northern Ireland Cycling Strategy - 2006

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In recent years there has been a steadily growing interest in cycling in Northern Ireland. This has stemmed from an increasing recognition by Government, employers and the general public of the benefits of cycling and of the environmental, health and congestion problems that we are now facing because of our increasing reliance on the motor car. The Northern Ireland Cycling Strategy identifies a range of measures that will seek to improve conditions for cyclists and establish a pro-cycling culture.This document has been developed by the Northern Ireland Cycling Forum. It establishes a framework that public, private and voluntary sector organisations can follow in order to promote cycling in Northern Ireland. The Strategy represents a significant commitment to cycling by Government, District Councils and statutory and voluntary sector organisations

General Information 01/06/00 Roads Service Northern Ireland Add icon
Creating Places: Achieving quality in residential environments

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This guide describes the contributions to quality and sustainability that developers in Northern Ireland will be expected to make through the design of new residential developments. It seeks to ensure that what is designed and built today will be cherished by both present and future generations. The guide is for use by all those involved in the design of new residential developments and the rejuvenation of existing housing areas – primarily house-builders, architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners and road engineers. It is intentionally not slanted towards any one profession or group, in the belief that what is said here is relevant to all those who have an interest in the design of the places where we live.

Secondary Doc. 01/05/00 Northern Ireland Planning Service Add icon
National Cycle Network - Guidelines and Practical Details

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Guideline setting the standard for the National Cycle Network, as has set the standard for local cycling infrastructure. This guide covers general design principles, designing cycling networks, junction and link design, routes adjacent to and on highways and routes away from highways, cycle parking and other cycling infrastructure.

Primary Doc. 31/12/97 Sustrans Add icon
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