Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 2.6MB)
Our design standards policy.
Chapter 2 - Procedures (PDF 2.9MB)
Taking a scheme from start to finish.
Chapter 3 - Plain links without special cycle facilities (PDF 2.4MB)
Managing traffic and vehicle speed on 'plain links'. These are transport links without special facilities for cyclists.
Chapter 4 - Links: cycle lanes, cycle tracks and other cycle facilities (PDF 2.5MB)
Information on links. These include on-carriageway lanes, off-carriageway tracks and shared use within the highway boundary. Information on green cycle corridors and rights of way outside the highway boundary.
Chapter 5 - Junctions and crossings (PDF 2.6MB)
Options at junctions, roundabouts and marked and unmarked crossings.
Chapter 6 - Signs and markings (PDF 2.6MB)
Statutory signs, information signs and markings.
Chapter 7 - Construction including surfacing (PDF 2.3MB)
General construction information including guidance on surfacing, drainage and lighting.
Chapter 8 - Cycle parking (PDF 2.4MB)
Guidance on cycle parking on a highway.