Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)
There are only 650 meters, but every meter counts. Incidentally, this section of the RS1 is set up as a slow-speed zone.
Too bad that there is no direct exit to the Ruhr promenade. Here you have to either take the elevator, which also likes to fail or you have to carry the bike up the stairs.
If you do not want to, you either have to drive to the train station to get there, or since May 15, 2019, the bridge over the Ruhr has opened and the section to the Ruhruni is ready.
October 25, 2017
A slow traffic zone on the Radschnellweg, LOL. A prime example of how the Ruhr area (and also the state with its support policy) fails again for itself. The expensive feasibility study on the RS, funded by the federal government with a lot of money, has set clear standards for cycling routes, as used in NL, Denmark and Flanders. Here they are injured in an actually conflict-poor area without need. The federal government should revoke the funding for the feasibility study. Fehplanung # 2.
October 30, 2017
Up to this point, coming from Essen, there is a very fast connection to MH without cars and, if you are lucky, pedestrians on the cycle lane. At exactly this point, however, the city of Mülheim decided to create benches and a structural constriction, which will certainly accommodate leisure drivers and pedestrians, but runs counter to the concept of cycling instead of cars or trains, since there are no green areas and rest areas in the middle the fast lanes for cars and trains.
The current connection to the city of Mülheim's cycle network is a joke in terms of capacity (1 elevator & a narrow ramp at the main station in the wrong direction) and the orientation towards fast-moving traffic.
Why do more people cycle than drive in many Dutch cities and other selected cities, because it is the fastest and most comfortable means of transport to their destination. This is again something for families and tourists at the weekend, nothing for everyday cyclists, if they would at least separate bicycle and pedestrian traffic so that you could get through there quickly. The further cycle path over the Ruhr to the Ruhruni shows how it can be done, this is the express cycle path as it should be, efficient, separate lanes, clear rules. I don't understand that, there's great study material from the Netherlands, they've been doing it and perfecting it since the 70s, so you don't even have to research anything new.
November 10, 2018
It is a shame that this planning sloppiness leads to a constantly broken elevator! You can not drive on the Prommenade, because at the end you do not leave the RS1 and do not drive in to Mülheim. Because only with the elevator you could leave the high praise.
September 14, 2018
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