More and more cities and municipalities are investing in alternatives to public transport in the wake of the corona crisis and the resultant distance regulations. Many of these concepts for the improvement of urban infrastructure include the installation of temporary cycle paths in highly frequented traffic areas. However, the implementation of so-called "pop up bike lanes" often poses a challenge to those responsible, as there are a number of aspects to consider in addition to traffic safety.
As one of the world's leading manufacturers of equipment for traffic safety, horizont Traffic Safety provides an easy to implement and proven solution. horizont Guide Curb has already been successfully used in the area of traffic guidance management for decades, in combination with the horizont Leitboys.
The system is extremely sturdy and guarantees a stable and reliable positioning without having to be bolted or glued to the ground.
Not only because of its flexible applicability, but also due to its easy installation properties, horizont Guide Curb is used throughout the world when it comes to implementing temporary or permanent traffic regulation solutions.
Furthermore, it has already proven its worth for the installation and enhancement of cycle path systems in a diverse number of locations, including New York and Amsterdam. Also the southern Hessian metropolis of Frankfurt relies on products from northern Hesse to ensure a safer traffic environment in its inner city.
In combination with the Leitboys, horizont Guide Curb ensures a physical separation from the roadway respectively traffic and creates enough free space for a safe ride for the cycle path users.
Even the youngest cyclists feel safe behind the Guide Curb.
The optical separation of roadway and cycle path is enhanced by the Leitboys which come in signal colour. The height of the Leitboys ensures that car drivers intuitively keep more distance thus increasing the cyclists' feeling of safety.
horizont Guide Curbs are equipped with a patented lateral climbing edge: in case a car accidentally touches the Guide Curb, the climbing edge will guide the vehicle back onto the road thus minimalizing the risk of accidents.
horizont Guide Curb can easily be installed with only a small team. In contrary to other systems, our Guide Curb does not require any bolting or gluing to the ground however remains sitting absolutely firmly on the ground, even when overrun by a vehicle thanks to its anti-slip elements.
Can be run over if necessary: the Leitboys are flexible and can be run over by rescue or other vehicles in emergency cases. This way, the flowing traffic is not obstructed while the "mini delineators" additionally contribute to securing the operation site.
horizont Guide Curb can be equipped with different Leitboy versions (so called “Mini-delineators”) and can be easily adapted to the prevailing traffic situation. The system can be customized even further by means of different sheeting applied to the Leitboys. We are looking forward to providing you with further information personally.