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Safety lane graphic illustrating the before and after differences
Implementation of new safety lane

In order to expand the range of measures to secure bicycle traffic on narrow roads, the Working Community of Bicycle-friendly Municipalities in Baden-Württemberg has carried out the pilot project "Safety Lanes" from 2010-

10. October 2016 | Praxisbeispiele > Baden-Württemberg
Information board Nordbahntrasse
Project Nordbahntrasse Wuppertal

23 km of an abandoned railway line in disuse since 1999 were converted into a walkway and cycle track with 7 tunnels and 23 bridges with subsidies from the EU, the Federal Government and the State. The project received numerous awards.

31. May 2016 | Praxisbeispiele > North Rhine-Westphalia
Estimated travel distances for cyclists and pedestrians

New citizens are motivated to take short trips by bike or foot with a pedestrians and bicycle rider's template in order to decrease the number of short trips by car.

28. January 2016 | Praxisbeispiele > North Rhine-Westphalia

Key Topics

End of a cycle lane
Fearless cycling

Stress-free, comfortable and, above all, safe - anyone who gets on a bicycle wants to feel as comfortable and protected as possible on the streets. Perceived safety is one of the key factors when it comes to the decision whether to ride a bike or not as an everyday means of transport.

05.06.2019 | Schwerpunktthema
Unterwegs mit dem Fahrrad
Using synergies successfully

Cycle tourism has been very popular in Germany for several years. Apart from the tourism industry, there is also another winner: utility cycling.

22.02.2019 | Schwerpunktthema
A broken bottle on the cycle path
Fast and consistent removal of dirt and deficits

Shards, potholes or missing signposts are a nuisance on cycle paths and may, depending on their type and extent, represent a serious safety risk for cyclists. Special attention should thus be paid to the maintenance and cleaning of cycle paths.

10.04.2018 | Schwerpunktthema


28. June - 01. July 2020
| Events > Amsterdam

6th Urban Street Symposium

30. September - 02. October 2020
| Events > Mannheim

9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns