To become a cycle superhighway in the Capital Region of Denmark, a route must live up to 4 quality measures – The 4 quality measures of cycle superhighway.
Definition of a cycle superhighway
Cycle superhighways should connect residential, educational and business areas as well as public transportation hubs and stations to improve the conditions for commuters who combine their bike commute with other means of transport. They should be cohesive and connect all municipalities involved, and they should be easy for commuters to locate.
Cycle superhighways should provide commuters with the fastest possible route between home and work. **They should be as direct as possible, with as few stops as possible** (Ed. traffic lights) and space for bike commuters to maintain their own pace among the other commuters.
Cycle superhighways should make the bike commute to and from work or study a comfortable experience. The routes should have a smooth surface, **a high level of maintenance**, offer additional services and all in all ensure a good biking experience.
SAFETYCycle superhighways, Capital Region of Denmark, OFFICE FOR CYCLE SUPERHIGHWAYS, 2018
Cycle superhighways should feel safe and should secure physical safety by upgrading infrastructure to reduce the risk of accidents.