Designing Cities For People The Book: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality

Public spaces need to be designed so that people don’t die.

“Humans make errors and willingly or unwillingly break rules. This is a given that cannot be changed. So roads and streets should be designed in such a way that this natural human behavior does not lead to crashes and injuries.” — The Dutch Institute for Road Safety Research

Sustainable Safety

Sustainable Safety (“Duurzaam veilig” in Dutch) is the name of the Dutch approach to achieve a better road safety.

Read about it:

https://bicycledutch.wordpress.com/2012/01/02/sustainable-safety/

The Book:

Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality  http://www.modacitylife.com/building-the-cycling-city/

 

One Reply to “Designing Cities For People The Book: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality”

  1. This stuff is inspiring! It’s fun to imagine a NJ where bikes were as respected as in the Netherlands!

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