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The parliamentary commission for transport and digital infrastructure debated on Mai 7th 2014 on the correspondent federal budget plan.
A special finance scheme helps to realize cycle paths
An unusual bike roundabout has been recently put to use in Zwolle. Bicycles can use it all the way, cars only partial.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) today launched the first two Barclays Cycle Superhighways.
Collection of over 100 active transportation best practices from around the world released
25 fact sheets are about infrastructure planning, promotion of cycling, and pedelecs. The PRESTO-Project promotes cycling in Europe.
The number of people choosing to cycle to and from work jumped 26 percent from last year, says a City transportation study released Monday.
Transport for London gives information about the new Cycle Superhighways, which aim to help quadrupling of London's cycle use.
Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today launched a major £14m package to transform facilities for cyclists at rail stations and encourage healthier, greener travel.
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.
Value for money National Cycle Network is cutting car traffic and getting more people active
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.
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.
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.
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