Open Database of Bicycle Infrastructure Manuals

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500+ cycling infrastructure documents from all over the world, and growing. Cycling infrastructure design manuals, strategy guides and more all curated in one easy-to-use database.

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What is the goal of the project?

Connect international knowledge and standards on cycling infrastructure. Make international case comparison and learning possible.

What is the result of the project?

The project provides a centralized and open reference platform for urban mobility professionals and students to compare standards, design approaches, and strategies, in their work and learning.

Who initiated the project and which organizations are involved?

The teams of Bicycle User Experience ( and the Urban Cycling Institute (

What is the next step?

Reach more practitioners, and work with them to develop cycling strategies. Expand further the document base to include cases of less-documented places.

What can other cities learn from your project?

For cities: learn about what peers around the world are doing. Bring depth to your cycling knowledge, so you can reach the vision you have for your city.

For others creating resources such as this: success seems to come from having a practical use in a topic where there is demand.