"How far can I get on my e-bike?" - range is a central question and a decisive criterion when buying an e-bike. So far, there have been various determination approaches, but the procedures could only be compared and reproduced to a very limited extent.
According to a survey conducted by forsa as part of the German Mobility Award 2018, 62 percent of citizens consider their own car to be part of their lives. More than 80 percent of those surveyed support the expansion of cycle paths and footpaths. Young people in particular can imagine the use of future forms of mobility.
In 2017, 382 (2016 = 393) cyclists died on Germany's roads and more than 79,000 were injured. A total of 3,180 people were killed in traffic accidents in Germany. According to MiD, the number of kilometres travelled by cyclists has increased by 27 percent since 2008, while the proportion of cyclists killed in road traffic has remained constant.
The measure serves to upgrade the main cycle route between the city centre and the university – a tricky task for the planners in the Office for Roads and Transport. Both the crossing public transport and the crossing motor traffic should not be affected by the measure.
The first meeting at the BMVI took place on 10 July 2018 together with companies, logistics, manufacturers, testing organizations, associations, motorists' and cyclists' clubs and representatives of the police. By 2019, the commercial vehicles of the authorities subordinate to the BMVI will be equipped with turn assistants.
The first results of the mobility study “Mobility in Germany (MiD)” shows, that the share of cycling has risen nationwide to 11 percent. In large towns, cycling has increased to an average of 15 percent. Overall, the car loses shares to other modes of transport