Productive & Liveable Cities

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Overview

This study offers guidelines for pedestrian and bicycle traffic in African cities. The text is based on the combination of studies and test findings obtained in pilot projects carried out in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Eldoret and Morogoro between 1995 and 2000.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789058091987
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Pages: 430
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Forewords
Acknowledgment
Executive summary
Introduction
1 Background 3
2 About the guidelines 7
3 Summary of findings of recommendations 13
4 Urban mobility conditions and problems in Africa 29
5 Characteristics of urban pedestrian and bicycle traffic 39
6 Urban road networks 45
7 Action plan for pedestrians and cyclists 61
8 Urban Mobility Plan for pedestrian and bicycle traffic 71
9 Monitoring 103
10 Appraisal 115
11 Improving existing roads 121
12 A menu of interventions 125
13 Examples of interventions 135
14 Design concepts 215
15 Recommended designs for urban roads, with emphasis on the NMT elements 239
16 Detailed design aspects 265
17 User Participation in municipal programs to improve mobility 307
18 Examples of User Participation 335
Annex: Plan Preparation Protocols
1 Route inspection protocol 349
2 Addressing NMT-route problems through interventions in Use, Shape and Function 357
3 Intervention report protocol 359
4 Stakeholder analysis outline 362
5 SWOT analysis outline 363
6 Participatory workshop methods 365
7 Design workshop outline 370
8 Work planning check-list for detailed design of NMT interventions 376
9 Household travel survey 379
10 Traffic counts 389
11 Speed measurement 393
12 Traffic conflict and accident observation 396
13 Unit costs of transport 398
14 Other observations 401
15 Benefit-cost calculations 406
16 Focus group discussion protocol 410
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