2.5c Prevent cut through traffic through downtown (Den Haag)

2.5c Prevent cut through traffic through downtown (Den Haag) [Sammy]

  • Introduction
    • Functional harmony
    • Bicycles introduced to pedestrian environments
    • Prevent through traffic from traveling through downtown
  • Background
    • History of The Hague Center
      • Find a picture of a before and after?
  • Photo of Gronigen
    • Closed center to cut-through, no vehicle traffic
    • First city to implement a design that cut through traffic
  • Photo of The Hague Center
    • Raised Bollards prevents vehicles going in the center as well as provide accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Photo of Grote Markt Station
    • Discuss accessibility of bicycles
    • No cars
    • Tram lines underneath the center, not above
  • Video
    • View of the Hague Center with cyclists going through it
    • Show how bollards form as a permeable barrier for cyclists and pedestrians to pass by, but not vehicles
    • Provide clips of cyclists and pedestrians getting to their shopping destinations easily and safely without cars and trams in the way
    • Improved urban development
    • Provide clips of how vehicles travel around the center, along the ring road
    • Provide proof of no cars/outdoor tram in Grote Markt
      • Discuss how this design improves safety of pedestrians and cyclists
  • Conclusion