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The plan focuses on providing Abu Dhabi a safe and alternate route for the purpose of transportation of bicycles.

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  1. 1. Urban Planning By:www.writers.com.pk
  2. 2. Map Criteria  The below bicycle route map in Abu Dhabi has been selected after taking several factors into consideration. The following three were considered the most.Congestion The route is also not congested. All the landmarks exist at a lot of distance. Business Area All the businesses on the racetrack can prove to be beneficial for the ridersLandmarks The landmarks on the racetrack such as the many malls ensure that the bicycle riders can stop for refreshments and take a break.
  3. 3. Map Criteria  The plan focuses on providing Abu Dhabi a safe and alternate route for the purpose of transportation of bicycles.  It considers creating convenience for the citizens rather than making things difficult for them by introducing a new route.  The citizens would be able to utilize the route that is surrounded by landmarks and create convenience for them  A Bicycle does not require any fuel to travel on. That allows citizens to avail an opportunity to
  4. 4. Case study I: Abu Dhabi urban street design manual  The new road outline will give authentic decision of development by strolling, cycling and open transport modes and in addition in private engine vehicles.
  5. 5. The street designed is for several different users. These users include:  Pedestrians  Transit Users  Bicyclists  Motor Vehicles  Median
  6. 6. Motor Vehicles  Lanes of proper width without overabundance  No "bashful" regions or shoulders between travel paths and checks  No super-rise  On-road stopping  Tight control return radii at intersections and disposal or reconfiguration of rapid channelized right turns  Spacing of signalized intersections and synchronization of signs to the craved velocity  Paving materials with composition (crosswalks, intersections) noticeable by drivers as a notice of the conceivable vicinity of people on foot  Vertical shifts, for example, raised person on foot intersections and intersections where proper  "Passage" components and other suitable gadgets to decrease speeds at urban settings  Curb expansions
  7. 7. Bicycles  Bikes give an amazingly productive method for transport. All urban road outline for new and recreated avenues in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi might suit bicyclists.  Bike offices may be given in the walker domain as cycle tracks, or inside the voyaged path as bike paths or yield paths.  Cycle tracks and bike paths are committed bike ways, while yield paths are not portrayed and offer engine vehicle travel paths
  8. 8. Case study II: Taiwan’s cities  Even with the advancement in the technology and the invention of the unique and comfortable transportation means, the importance of bicycle has not yet mitigated.
  9. 9. For the purpose of study the 5 big cities are surveyed in Taiwan  Taipei City  New Taipei City  Taichung City  Tainan City  Kaohsiung City
  10. 10. Case study III: Copenhagen  The biking culture of Copenhagen is very famous all around the world it is now the first official Bike City of the World.  Former year, the city was voted to the “most livable city of the world” and “Best city for cyclists”.
  11. 11. Cycling Situation in Copenhagen  Copenhagen is the home of the most successful program of bicycle, and is named as the Top Ten Forbes Place for living in Europe. Practically, in Denmark everybody posses a bike, and it is also known as the City of Bikes for many years.  It is estimated that the city of Copenhagen has annual expenditure on bike infrastructure improvements and additions between $10 million and $20 million.
  12. 12. Urban planning, Policy and Designing Principle in Copenhagen The bicycle planning principles, policy and the designing is very straightforward and simple:  Creation of tracks of bicycle on main streets for connecting cyclists with the famous destinations along with the directed routes.  Reduction of traffic on residential and local streets by calming for ensuring sufficient conditions of cycling.  Provision of alternates of cycling in the form of green routes on urban streets for promoting the greater commute distances and recreational cycling.
  13. 13. Modal Share for bicycles 1998-2010 to work and educational institutions in the City of Copenhagen  Modal Share for bicycles 1998-2010 to work and educational institutions in the City of Copenhagen
  14. 14. Case study IV: Netherland  In the Netherlands by official estimate there is a larger number of bicycles than people and in especially cities such as Amsterdam and Hague almost around seventy percent of all traveling is done by bikes.
  15. 15. These increasing pressures and disadvantages tend to persuade the Dutch government for investing in the improvement of cycling conditions regarding the introduction of new designs in the infra structure and it hired the best of Dutch architectures and planners to begin creating bicycle friendly roads and traffic system  Sustainability & Health  Design  Bike Lane Width
  16. 16. Case Study V: The Dutch Bicycle Master Plan  Improved transition of person transportation from automobiles to bicycles is usually regarded as gain for society, most extremely in terms of decreased emissions and improved public health.  Though, in Denmark reduce in mode-share of cycling has been seen, most essential to the conclusion by the Danish Government that the conditions for cycling should be enhanced to raise the usage of the bicycle for transportation
  17. 17. Case Study VI: Portland  Portland is known to be a bicycle friendly city which has varying cycle networks which serve to connect all areas within its boundaries.  The network has proven to be a successful method to increase the use of bicycling.  The city’s most common mode of transportation is the bicycle and the government has created an environment through the use of specific plans regarding the city’s infrastructure which ensures that
  18. 18. IBPI Master Plan  The IBPI Master Plan Handbook on the other hand is based upon a more vast perspective than just one city and comprises of information regarding the establishing of infrastructure in cities and the plans, strategies and policies which are used in countries worldwide to promote the use of bicycling in their environment
  19. 19. Case Study VII: Port of Portland  This case study is about the update planning of bicycle in urban areas in the year 2003, Pedestrian Plan and follows a decade of funds by pedestrian facilities at Portland International Airport (PDX) and the Port of Portland (Port) in bicycle
  20. 20. This map shows the PDX Bicycle Facilities
  21. 21. This is the map of PDX Pedestrian Facilities (2014 PIA&PMP) 
  22. 22. Methodology  This paper has carried out a qualitative research.  The paper has adopted a two part methodology.  In the first part, the researcher conducted a review of literature where the data collection was done with the help of reviewing researches of different authors so that the data about bicycling and other international researches was found.  The literature review assisted in the formulation of this paper.  The review of literature allowed the researcher to gather substantial information that helped formulate this paper.