|Centre line removed on road next to cycle-path.|
Where there is a higher level of use by motor vehicles, a segregated path is required, but the road can still look identical. The removal of centre-lines still takes place as that is part of the treatment of country roads with 60 km/h speed limits.
So how have motor vehicles been removed ? Well, of course there is more to this than initially meets the eye.
|Cyclists have more possible routes to|
follow than drivers and are sent by
Cycling in the countryside is more attractive in The Netherlands than most other countries precisely because options for drivers are limited and interactions between cars and bikes are reduced in frequency.
I covered some more extreme examples of rural traffic calming previously.