For anyone interested in the design of bicycle and pedestrian bridges, and the specifications that come with it, Dutch bridge design office ipv Delft and CROW introduce the Brief Dutch Design Manual for Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges. This 88-page booklet offers insight in practical issues such as deck width and slope design, combined with many inspirational pictures and real life examples. It can be downloaded free of charge via

The booklet is a brief English summary of the extensive CROW Design Guide for Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridges, which was written in Dutch by ipv Delft and published in 2014. The summary focuses on the essentials of successful bridge design such as bridge width, railing, loads and collision forces and slope design and offers a pre-design checklist plus information on cost reduction.

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