ECF Factsheet on Fast Cycling Routes

FAST CYCLING ROUTES, WHAT ARE THEY?

Fast cycling routes are “high standard bicycle paths reserved for cyclists for fast and direct commuting over long distances.”

The 5 widely agreed criteria for high-quality cycling infrastructure can be applied to fast cycle routes. These are: 1. Safety, 2. Coherence, 3. Directness, 4. Comfort, 5. Attractiveness.

Beyond that, additional commonly agreed criteria and characteristics do not exist yet as the concept of fast cycling routes is relatively new.

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