Type of Bicycle Path
The first edition for “Manual of Design of Bicycle Road” published by Institute of Transportation was revealed in 2010. The second edition was published in 2011 after discussion with Promotion Team of Bicycle Demonstration Project and presentation at the meeting of MOTC. In 2012, The second edition was merged to the third edition and published in 2013
This manual provided standards for planning, establishment, safety protection, and management of bicycle path to protect people’s safety. In addition, according to the design of bicycle path is multiple, it is also recommended in the area involved in the design of the landscape characteristics, information provided by the designers should be creative.
There are 8 chapters in the manual, chapter 1: General, outline and how to use manual; chapter 2: planning and designs of bicycle system, which included road network, bicycle paths, affiliated facilities; chapter 3 and 4: principles of form setting and geometry design for bicycle paths; chapter 5: facilities of bicycle paths and design of affiliated facilities; chapter 6: design of traffic engineering; chapter 7: rest areas and cycling rest stops; chapter 8: the evaluation and management of bicycle path into following maintenance mechanism. In this manual, current regulations are in bold and bottom line and also with aligned regulations to make designers take of current regulations precisely.