Donate using PayPal

Gallery: Oldenburg

Pictures of cycling infrastructure in and around Oldenburg, Germany. Located between Bremen (D) and Groningen (NL). In a study by "vcö" (Traffic Club Austria) about the share of trips by bike in larger European cities Oldenburg appears in second place with 43% of all trips by bike, just behind first placed Houten in the Netherlands with 44%, see http://www.camcycle.org.uk/newsletters/109/article14.html .

A cycling budget of just €2.50 per inhabitant goes a long way, because cycleways have been planned into all road projects since the 1960. Also pavement cycleways have priority over side roads. On a Cambridge Cycling Campaign study tour to Oldenburg experienced useful and usable segregated cycleways, which always there when needed! Cycling is popular and feels safe for all abilities and ages: http://www.camcycle.org.uk/newsletters/109/article8.html

This gallery was created on Monday, 20th August 2007

A modern German roundabout in Bloherfelde in Oldenburg, with an outer ring for cyclists with priority, see also #50293

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways - residents are encouraged to have a say in how they want the open spaces to be used.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways. Typically these wider barriers are used instead of bollards.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

A restaurant on the outskirts of Oldenburg our stop for Sunday lunch - and 'spargel' was on the menu. A plateful of thick white asparagus.

Bicycle parking at Restaurant "Zum Drögen Hasen" (junction with Hörneweg, Oldenburg) on the western side of Oldenburg, near the university.

Yarnbombing is also in Germany, maybe it started here - who knows!

A useful map on a cycle ride from the west to the east of Oldenburg.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways passing through a former airfield that has become a solar farm.

Klaas explains this bit of Oldenburg's cycleways, which passes through a former airfield that has now been converted into a solar energy park.

Oldenburg cycleways passing through a former airfield that has become a solar farm.

Oldenburg cycleways passing through a former airfield that has become a solar farm.

ADFC Oldenburg and Cambridge Cycling Campaign on cycleway crossing a former airport, now a solar farm.

Oldenburg cycleways passing through a former airfield that has become a solar farm.

An disused airport filled up with solar power farm and a cycleway crossing it.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleway crosses this side road.

Sign indicating a pavement two-way cyclelane. On top route sign for the Ole Karkpadd crossing the old airport, part of the wheel around Oldenburg, indicated by the sign with the red circle on a yellow background (colours of the city of Olde ... [more]

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg traffic light - looks like it has got bolts half way up that presumably can be undone for the thing to swing back off the road for maintenance.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleway runs behind bus stop.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg traffic crossing push button.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Cycle parking at the end of this short cul-de-sac in a new development in Oldenburg.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg railway line.

Oldenburg cycleways - bike access to the park here involves a U turn.

Oldenburg cycleways - an unusually tight entrance for bikes here.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways through a home zone. There's not a direct line through here you have to zig zag around - which slows traffic.

Oldenburg cycleways through a home zone. There's not a direct line through here you have to zig zag around - which slows traffic.

Oldenburg cycleways through a home zone. There's not a direct line through here you have to zig zag around - which slows traffic. Permeability for bikes.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways - rather cramped shared use here.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways crossing a motorway.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways through a farm and a stork's nesting basket on top of the barn.

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways

Oldenburg cycleways. Steep stairs after a steep climb to reach the about two metre long and 40 tall bridge over the river Hunte.

This cycleway hangs underneath a motorway on the eastern edge of Oldenburg.

This about 200m long foot & cycle bridge was added to a large motorway bridge over the river Hunte, which has to be high enough for seafaring ships to enter the Oldenburg harbour. It forms part of the cycleway wheel around Oldenburg.

Had this huge motorway bridge been planned with a cycle-bridge from the outset, this steep climb on the cycle wheel around Oldenburg could have been avoided.

Enthusiastic campaigners taking pictures of a foot & cycle bridge attached underneath a huge motorway bridge.

This foot&cycle bridge over the river Hunte has become popular with bungee jumpers. The bridge links a flood plain north of the river with on south of the river and is a key element of the cycle-wheel around Oldenburg.

This foot&cycle bridge was added to a large motorway bridge, to complete the cycle wheel around Oldenburg.

This cycleway hangs underneath a motorway on the eastern edge of Oldenburg.

View of Oldenburg from the cycleway suspended underneath a motorway bridge over the river Hunte.

We welcome your feedback, especially to report bugs or give us route feedback.

My comments relate to: *






Your comments: *
URL of page: * https://london.cyclestreets.net/galleries/32/page3.html
How did you find out about CycleStreets?:
Your name:
Our ref: Please leave blank - anti-spam measure

* Items marked with an asterisk [*] are required fields and must be fully completed.