Munich/Pop-Up-Cycling: accidents inevitable? On these routes, the dangers | Munich lurking

In the Corona the benefit of pandemic, people the bike. In Munich, the Pop-Up-Bike-therefore-Lanes - a potentially dangerous mix. Munich has a Pop-Up Bike Lan

Munich/Pop-Up-Cycling: accidents inevitable? On these routes, the dangers | Munich lurking

In the Corona the benefit of pandemic, people the bike. In Munich, the Pop-Up-Bike-therefore-Lanes - a potentially dangerous mix.

Munich has a Pop-Up Bike Lane in the busy Elise road . The bike paths are a reaction to the Corona pandemic in Munich. The General German Bicycle Club warns against the dangers of the temporary wheel tracks .

Munich - are injured Every year on 3000 bike riders to Munich* in the event of accidents. Furthermore, since Corona* , more and more people on a bike are on the rise. A dangerous mixture, which has prompted the city to Act. They installed temporary bike lanes, in order to defuse the Situation at critical points.

The General German Bicycle Club (ADFC) , the with other organizations, the citizens ' desire Radentscheid Munich and Altstradt-Radlring has initiated, it goes not far enough. Especially since the on-site situation exacerbated the situation in the already busy city centre (see below).

Pop-Up cycle tracks in Munich - WHETHER rider: "don't Want that all on the car require"

Therefore the place for the big press event on Monday was elected the morning of Dieter Reiter (SPD) suitable for: The mayor has invited the media to the Elise road , where the building Department has two so-called Pop-Up-Bike-Lanes – English temporary bike paths – between Lenbachplatz and dachauer Straße abmarkiert.

rider said: In the ongoing Corona-pandemic have you found many people avoided the public transport and prefer to use car or bike to be. "We don't want to, of course, that all require now back on the car and stick with it." The temporary cycle lanes be suitable, bring rapid improvements for the Bicycle in order to make it safer and more attractive.

+ New since Monday: a temporary bike path on the busy Elise street.©Marcus sleeping

Munich with a new Pop-Up Bike Lanes:

As reported, had been decided by the city Council at the end of may, five temporary cycle lanes in the city area. The Test runs until end of October . Along these routes cyclists are allowed to use car lanes , which are marked as bike lanes. Are affected two sections on the Rosenheimer Straße, the two bridge road between Erhardt/ stone village street and Rumford/thiersch street, the Theresa street between Turks and Schleißheimer Straße, as well as the fork mountain road, between Arcis and Turks road.

"This is, of course, better than nothing," says ADFC spokeswoman Katharina Horn , which was at the appointment with the building Department on site. "But we still need much more." The Elise road does not show that the current solution is much more than a building site. The new cycle path the course in addition to the Parking areas for cars. "And just in the area, the turnover is very high."

Parking at the end of the car must cross the Radlweg – since accidents are inevitable. "This means that You would have to make it better." Horn calls, the contents of both citizens ' desires to be implemented. "There is so far little is happening." For the safety of the Bicycle rider.

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more and more people are driving with the wheel already in front of the Corona the urban Measuring Points in 2018, had recorded an increase of 10.8 percent to counted two wheels. missing But a come Through, particularly in the city centre is difficult – closures and diversions due to road works. Therefore, it is, for example, in the Mars road 1 and in the Elise street 2 eng. Also in the Louise road – between Sophie road and Karl road 3 in the direction of North is in the journey one-way street. The same applies to the Schwanthalerstraße Paul-Heyse - sun road 4 in the direction of travel in the East.

The ADFC furthermore, calls for improvements, particularly in the area of the city center, between Sendlinger Tor and dragon under the leadership of 5. The Radentscheid Munich want old-Radlring would also bring improvements to the sun road 6. Necessary, also better cycle paths would be, according to the ADFC also on the Nymphenburger Straße 7, as well as a Radschnellweg on the Ludwig and Leopold street, in the direction of Garching-8.

*tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 01:33

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