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.

Type 1 Bicycle-only Path
Bicycle-only Path Bicycle-only Path

Type 2 Bicycle and Pedestrian Path
Bicycle and Pedestrian Path Bicycle and Pedestrian Path

Type 3 Bicycle Path with marked line for Pedestrian
Bicycle Path with marked line for  Pedestrian Bicycle Path with marked line for  Pedestrian

Type4 Bicycle Path with divider for Pedestrian
Bicycle Path with divider for  Pedestrian Bicycle Path with divider for  Pedestrian

Type 5 Bicycle and Pedestrian Path
Bicycle and Pedestrian Path Bicycle and Pedestrian Path

Type 6 Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path
Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path

Type 7 Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path (two-way)
Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path (two-way) Traffic lane with divider for Bicycle-only Path (two-way)

Type 8 Bicycle-only Path with double white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle
Bicycle-only Path with double white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle Bicycle-only Path with double white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle

Type 9 Bicycle-only Path with single white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle
Bicycle-only Path with single white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle Bicycle-only Path with single white line for Motorcycle and Vehicle

Type 10 Bicycle and Slow Traffic Lane
Bicycle and Slow Traffic Lane Bicycle and Slow Traffic Lane

Type 11 Bicycle and Multiple Traffic Lane
Bicycle and Multiple Traffic Lane Bicycle and Multiple Traffic Lane