Wetterau: the first step to Radschnellweg

another Radschnellweg in the Metropolitan area of Rhine-Main is to guide you through the Wetterau. It is planned for a North-South connection from Butzbach to F

Wetterau: the first step to Radschnellweg

another Radschnellweg in the Metropolitan area of Rhine-Main is to guide you through the Wetterau. It is planned for a North-South connection from Butzbach to Frankfurt. A cooperation agreement to implement this project, have closed the wetterau district and the municipalities along the Route now with the regional Association Frankfurt/Rhine-Main. Represented are the cities of Butzbach, Bad Nauheim, Friedberg, Karben, Bad Vilbel and Frankfurt, as well as the municipality of Wöllstadt.

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correspondent of the Rhine-Main newspaper for Central Hesse and the Wetterau.

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the projects on the way, should be given in a first step, a feasibility study is in order. The leader of the regional Association that aims to connect the Region with a total of nine radschnellwegen. The municipalities and the Wetteraukreis with the project politically in a control circuit and a working circuit, which is recruited from employees of departments of the administrations.

The study will be given in the fall in order and after about one and a half years to be completed. The costs for the plant are estimated at approximately 100,000 euros, with the prospect that the country takes half of it. 25,000 euros in the Wetteraukreis in controls, the Rest of the municipalities take over.

Cycling is a growing Trend

The Bad Vilbeler mayor Thomas Stöhr (CDU) makes up for the Radschnellweg with the note strongly, who look at themselves in the morning and evening traffic in and around Bad Vilbel, could imagine "that it would be helpful if some of the hundreds of commuters would require on a bike".

In Butzbach, where there is currently a local mobility concept is developed, promises to be one of the links to the most important cities in the wetteraukreis and up to Frankfurt, a major contribution to make Cycling more attractive, such as mayor Michael Merle (SPD) says. As at the Nidda cycle route visible, spent Cycling in the Trend, says the Karben, mayor Guido Rahn (CDU).

he, but bear in mind that cyclists will have to share this trail with walkers, joggers, children on scooters, and seniors with walkers. A direct and exclusive way for commuters could help the cyclists to even more boost.

Cost effective

plan So that the investments in the millions can be justified, would have to use a train path on average per day between 800 and 2000 cyclists. For the corridor through the Wetterau, a number of about 1800 cyclists was determined. The main task of the study is to develop, in cooperation with the municipalities, several route variations. It is to be proposed at the end of the most cost-effective and best accepted route.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 07:19

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