Traffic- and transport structures
Mobility Policy Gouda (The Netherlands)
Client and question: Gouda is a municipality in the Western
part of the Netherlands with about 70,000 inhabitants over an area of
16 km2. The municipality has a regional function. The share of cycling
trips up to 7.5km is 44%, which is in the ‘very high share’ category in
In the new Mobility Policy, the city of Gouda wanted to focus
on developing the long-term vision of how to integrate car, bicycle and
pedestrian trips in the municipality.
Result: We developed the new policy for the city with special
attention to the synchronization of mobility aspects with the spatial
planning policy of the city, in order to capture the long-term vision
for the integration of the different modes. This resulted in a broad
mission statement, accompanied by a list of concrete projects and
network designs assisting the municipality in achieving its goals and
improving the conditions for sustainable modes of transportation.
The proposed cycling infrastructure network for 2020.