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File of the Week , I-10/2012: Roundabouts - Benefits for all road users. The Dossier describes the Integration of cycle traffic into various types of roundabouts.
After ten years’ international experience, the 46,536 bicycles provided by JCDecaux for self-service rental and their 3,882 docking stations have been selected by 66 cities in 10 different countries in Europe and Asia-Pacific, attracting a total of nearly 550,000 subscribers around the world.
File of the Week , O-6/2012: This dossier showcases a number of cities engaged in massive cycling promotion efforts through their policies and planning.
Responsible Mobility Means: Continual Change and Adaptation! Results and recommendations from the study "The Potential of Cycling to Reduce Emissions in Road Transport" from the TU Dresden.
File of the Week , A-9/2012: The so-called modal split provides information about people’s preferred mode choices based on the trips they make. It usually distinguishes between car and public transport use as well as cycling and walking. Across Germany, there are large differences in terms of the mode share for cycling. On a Europe-wide scale, Germany ranks only third in terms of cycle use, clearly lagging behind the two frontrunners, but with a strong upward trend.
File of the Week , O-8/2012: How can efforts to promote cycling (input) and changes in travel behaviour (output) be measured so that, in local politics, the success of projects can be evaluated, and political arguments for the promotion of cycling can be backed by statistical data?
File of the Week , S-9/2012: One of the most pressing issues for cycling promotion is to increase road safety – both in objective terms by reducing the number of accidents and in subjective terms by increasing people’s perceived level of safety while cycling. The 'traffic climate' and hence the interaction of road users in general must also be improved.
18 years of German Mobility Panel (MOP): The long-term study of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology monitors the processes and changes in everyday mobility behavior. The study shows that more and more Germans get on their bicycles, ‘established’ cyclists use it more often.
File of the Week , O-4/2012: In recent years the number of cycling campaigns has increased significantly across Germany creating a new area for cycling promotion activities. First evaluations show that professional campaigns increase public awareness with regard to cycling.
File of the Week , S-2/2012: Children on Bicycles – Mobility Education; Pupil surveys continue to show that children and adolescents want to use their bikes; but parental safety concerns and inadequate traffic situations often put a stop to these wishes.
The German national cyclists’ association ADFC released its 5th "Cycling climate test". This survey is the biggest of its kind in the world.
The Kennisplatform Verkeer en Vervoer [Transport Knowledge Resource Centre] analysed the potential of the pedelec for commuting to all major cities in the Netherlands. Certain locations can expect a 20% increase in cycling due to the advent of bicycles with electric support.
The Cycle to Work Scheme provides an affordable solution to reducing commuting costs helping some employees save up to 42 per cent of the cost of a new bike and safety equipment.
File of the Week , S-6/2012: Children on Bicycles – Pupil surveys continue to show that children and adolescents want to use their bikes; but parental safety concerns and inadequate traffic situations often put a stop to these wishes.
The municipality of Almere and ForenZo, a mobility initiative of the Royal Dutch Touring Club ANWB, have started a collaboration to encourage commuters to use the so-called 'Electric Freeway'.
Nantes (France) will host Velo-city 2015, the world’s most important cycling planning conference. “We’d like to congratulate the city of Nantes and Nantes Métropole on winning the Velo-city conference for 2015. They were up against some impressive cities and it was not an easy decision,” says Bernhard Ensink, Secretary General of the European Cyclists’ Federation.
Germany’s fast becoming one of Europe’s most impressive (and largest) cycling nations. Time for bicycle advocates to take a trip across the Rhine, explains Fabian Kuester.
In the CHAMP workshops, participants will elaborate and reflect upon their own situation through an active form of learning. Starting from the host city’s expertise or situation, the central topic will be explored. Each CHAMP city offers internship opportunities, to join the local bicycle team and work with them for a while.
File of the Week , S-2/2012: Cycling to School - Cycling to school is great fun; it is healthy and environmentally friendly. Children and adolescents must be able to get to school safely; this can be ensured by infrastructural measures, communication and the active participation of the young cyclists.
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