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09.09.2013

Netherlands: Experimental bicycle roundabout in Zwolle

An unusual bike roundabout has been recently put to use in Zwolle. Bicycles can use it all the way, cars only partial.

12.05.2013

Cycling Expertise: Roundabouts with Cycling Traffic

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.

19.01.2013

Netherlands: ForenZo encourages car drivers to use 'Electric Freeway'

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'.

10.12.2012

Denmark’s First Park and Bike Terminal

Many commuters that work in Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark, live in the surrounding municipalities and thus have a long drive ahead of them before they get to work. So, the City of Aarhus has come up with a new project that invites commuters to exchange the last part of the drive with a refreshing bike ride.

07.11.2012

USA: Big Apple takes a bite out of streets

New Brochure: "Measuring the Street: New Metrics for 21st Century Streets" New York City has been radically shifting space on its main thoroughfares away from cars, providing high quality cycle facilities, more space for pedestrians and better bus networks.

09.05.2012

Denmark: Copenhagen first Cycle Super Highways open for commuters

The country's first Cycle Super Highways – a bike lane that gives cyclists a safe, smooth ride and eliminates as many stops as possible is now open, connecting downtown Copenhagen with the town of Albertslund, 22km outside the city.

27.09.2010

Ukraine: First bicycle track is being constructed in Kiev

The very first bicycle track is being built in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. This is the first real result of advocating activities of Kyiv Cyclists' Association (KCA) - an ECF member, fighting for cycling infrastructure in Ukraine since 2005.

19.07.2010

Great Britain: London is all set to become a cycling city

The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) today launched the first two Barclays Cycle Superhighways.

19.03.2010

Life Cycle’s Active Transportation Best Practice Collection

Collection of over 100 active transportation best practices from around the world released

03.03.2010

Europe: ECF and PRESTO-Project publish fact sheets on cycling

25 fact sheets are about infrastructure planning, promotion of cycling, and pedelecs. The PRESTO-Project promotes cycling in Europe.

16.11.2009

US: New Yorkers choosing bicycle lane over car lane - more than ever

The number of people choosing to cycle to and from work jumped 26 percent from last year, says a City transportation study released Monday.

10.10.2009

UK: Twelve New Cycle Superhighways in London

Transport for London gives information about the new Cycle Superhighways, which aim to help quadrupling of London's cycle use.

28.09.2009

UK: Rail passengers encouraged to get on their bike

Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today launched a major £14m package to transform facilities for cyclists at rail stations and encourage healthier, greener travel.

25.07.2009

The New EU-Project "PRESTO" Promotes Cycling in European Cities

PRESTO – "Promoting Cycling for Everyone as a Daily Transport Mode" is a project of the EU's Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme. It aims to offer a set of tools for technicians to create cycle friendly urban environments, to implement sound cycling plans and to start up targeted promotion campaigns. Besides the local activities in the five PRESTO cities are meant for the people, to encourage the use of bicycles also among elderly or those who live in very hilly areas.

18.06.2009

United Kingdom: More than a million trips per day on the National Cycle Network

Value for money National Cycle Network is cutting car traffic and getting more people active

20.04.2009

Ireland: National Cycle Policy shall quintuple cycling

Irish minister of transport Noel Dempsey launches Ireland's First National Cycle Policy Framework with 109 measures for promote cycling. By 2020 160,000 people shall use their bike on their way to work.

09.01.2009

South Korea plans nationwide cycling network which also is expected to be a bonanza for the bicycle industry

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.

22.12.2008

Nordirland: "Safe routes to school" Programm erzielt bahnbrechenden Erfolg / Northern Ireland: Groundbreaking and highly successful Rural Safe Routes to School programme.

Das von der gemeinnützigen Organisation SUSTRANS in Partnerschaft mit der Regierung durchgeführte Projekt belegt ein enormes Umstiegspotenzial auf Schulwegen im ländlichen Raum: Nach einem Jahr 27 Prozent weniger Autofahrten, und 58 Prozent mehr nichtmotorisierter Verkehr. / Over the past 12 months car journeys to school have reduced by 27 per cent and cycling and walking have increased by a staggering 58 per cent.

09.03.2008

England: 47 Millionen Pfund für Modellvorhaben in elf Städten / Cycling England: The Search is on for one Cycling City and ten new Cycling Towns

Damit in England mehr Menschen öfter und sicherer mit dem Fahrrad fahren, sollen im Zeitraum 2008-2011 kommunale Modellvorhaben gefördert werden. Für bis zu elf Städte gibt es 47 Millionen Pfund (62 Mio. Euro) an Fördermitteln. / Cities and towns keen to revolutionise cycling in their areas have been invited by Phillip Darnton, Chairman of Cycling England to come forward with bids for a share of the £47m funding for the new Demonstration Areas, which forms part of the record £140m funding for cycling announced by Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly in January.

11.02.2008

Großbritannien: Londons Bürgermeister enthüllt Programm zur Förderung des Fuß- und Radverkehrs

Mayor Ken Livingstone unveils programme to transform cycling and walking in London. 500 Millionen Pfund (667 Millionen Euro) in den nächsten 10 Jahren für den Radverkehr.

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