On this hub we have brought together the key national and sub-national design standard guides for cycling schemes (that we are aware of) as a reference guide and resource for transport authorities that are developing and implementing cycling schemes.
There are a number of national bodies that have produced cycle design guidelines, including the following organisations:
Alongside national guidelines, some transport authorities have developed their own cycle scheme design standards. National guidelines can sometimes be short on specific details that are important in a local area, such as how to plan cycle infrastructure in relation to tramways. The design standards and guides developed in our member areas, which we are aware of, are:
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