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24,382 Millionen Pfund (34 Mio. Euro), also 15 Prozent des vom Bürgermeister Ken Livingstone für das Jahr 2008 bereitgestellten Gesamtbetrags von 161 Millionen Pfund sind für den Ausbau des Radverkehrsnetzes sowie Maßnahmen der Stadtbezirke für den Radverkehr bestimmt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Value for money National Cycle Network is cutting car traffic and getting more people active
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.
Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today launched a major £14m package to transform facilities for cyclists at rail stations and encourage healthier, greener travel.
Transport for London gives information about the new Cycle Superhighways, which aim to help quadrupling of London's cycle use.
The number of people choosing to cycle to and from work jumped 26 percent from last year, says a City transportation study released Monday.
25 fact sheets are about infrastructure planning, promotion of cycling, and pedelecs. The PRESTO-Project promotes cycling in Europe.
Collection of over 100 active transportation best practices from around the world released
The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) today launched the first two Barclays Cycle Superhighways.
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 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.
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.
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.
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'.
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