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A 1 kilometre long Bicycle Bridge opened on September 2012 points to the growing role European funds can play in creating high-quality bicycle infrastructure.
With the newly enlisted members and more big names in the pipeline, advocacy is gaining momentum in Europe. Thanks to this funding, ECF is now another step closer to unlocking €6 billion in EU investment in cycling infrastructure and doubling the number of cyclists in Europe.
Right from their start-up, bike-sharing services can contribute 10 - 20 jobs to the local economy for smaller implementations and 30 - 50 jobs for larger ones.
Over 30 companies from across Europe have joined forces to form the "European Cycle Logistics Federation". During a weekend event, the newly formed federation discussed ways to improve urban delivery and will act as a lobby group to promote cycle based delivery solutions.
During the first six months of 2010 sales of electric bikes in the leading European market for such bicycles, The Netherlands, dropped by 1%.
11.8 million bikes were produced by the 27 EU member countries, about one million less than 2008. Compared to 2008 about 1.3 million fewer bikes were sold.
European Cyclists' Federation appreciates the request by the European Parlament to the European Commission and the member states to consider the EuroVelo-Network and Iron Curtain Trail as an opportunity for promoting European trans-border cycling infrastructure networks
The survey is part of a study on cycle tourism for the European Pariament
Korea Times reports about plans for 3114 km bicycle-only roads across the country. Bicycles shall replace 5 percent car traffic. Bicycle modal split shall raise from 1.2 percent up to 10 percent in in 2017.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, March 2 – World Carfree Network and its member organization Work for a Better Bangladesh declared an important victory today in their campaign to save the cycle rickshaws in this capital city of ten million people.
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