4. Safety for Cyclists

4. Safety for Cyclists

 

This chapter contains two articles dealing with different aspects of traffic safety. The first article covers analyses of traffic safety for cyclists and contains concrete recommendations for the prevention of accidents through better traffic behavior combined with physical changes to the infrastructure. The second article deals with traffic safety at school, describing the Safe Routes to School projects. It contains concrete recommendations for the development of similar projects as part of a sustainable urban mobility policy.

 

Traffic Safety and Perceived Safety – How to cycle and survive

Anne Eriksson, civil engineer, traffic safety specialist, Copenhagen Municipality, Denmark

 

Safe Routes to Schools – From road safety to community building

Pau Avellaneda, UAB and MSc. Esther Anaya, BACC, Barcelona, Spain

 

 

 

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