Notes: Route may vary. Major changes can be noted here at a later date.
Cycle tour of Utrecht part 1
Catharijnesingel: From motorway to canal
Junction of Amsterdamsestraatweg and Sint-Josephlaan
Sint-Josephlaan to Lessinglaan
- + streets of different names in between
- Part of inner ring road
- Starts with two-way cycle paths on both sides of the street, some merge with service streets
- Narrows to unidirectional cycle paths on both sides
- Around Thomas à Kempisweg: Residents and the city have debated how best to reduce traffic and turn the road into a “city boulevard” with more greenery, less space for cars etc, see article in Dutch here: https://www.duic.nl/algemeen/de-westelijke-stadsboulevard-welke-variant-kiest-de-politiek/
Dafne Schippers Bridge
Leidseweg bicycle street
Cycle tour of Utrecht part 2
- BicycleDutch: From ring road to city boulevard
- Another section of the inner ring road
- 2×2 lane road changed to 2×1 lane streets
- Includes traffic lights that only turn on when side road traffic builds up
‘t Goylaan to Utrecht Lunetten
- Example of cycle paths beside motorway slip-road roundabout.
- Example of seamless connection from cycle path beside road, to cycle path on its own, to bicycle street, to cycle path etc.
Weg tot de Wetenschap (“Road to Science”)
- Route to Science Park area which includes university and medical campus outside motorway ring.
- Built as part of tram route to Science Park
- BicycleDutch: Utrecht straightens out a cycle route
Adriaen van Ostadelaan
Rubenslaan / Venuslaan
- Example of 2×2 road where one lane in each direction is a bus lane.
- Examples of protected junctions.
Bicycle parking tour