The district of Düren is planning an attractive cycle route for the approximately 12 km long connection between Düren and Jülich. The route should allow speeds of up to 30 km/h. The Federal Office for Goods Transport (BAG) has now sent the provisional notification of funding for a federal grant of up to around 820,000 euros for the planning.
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Guideline for the promotion of innovative projects to improve cycling in Germany
13. September 2020 | Nachrichten > Nordrhein-Westfalen
Micro depots, electric cargo bikes and on demand services
The project "Urban Logistics as an on-Demand Service" (ULaaDS) analyses and develops new concepts for the transport of goods in cities. In addition to Bremen, the Dutch city of Groningen is also a project partner. The city of Groningen is a model for the concept of a car-free city centre.
10. September 2020 | Nachrichten > Bremen
"RegioRadStuttgart" bicycle rental system
For all registered polygoCard holders, thanks to a cooperation with the Verband Region Stuttgart, the first 15 minutes on the rental pedelec are free of charge. The "overnight tariff" pilot project that has now been launched is to be extended - if successful - to all bikesharing systems in the Call a Bike scheme.
3. September 2020 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
MOBICOR study on mobility in Baden-Württemberg during corona lockdown
Results of the MOBICOR study show that in Baden-Württemberg, walking traffic saw an increase of 73% compared to MiD 2017. 20 million bicycle kilometres travelled every day means an increase of 33%. Walking and cycling now have a share of 11% in the transport performance modal split.
24. August 2020 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Germany: Federal Statistical Office
In around 65,200 bicycle accidents with personal injury in 2019, a second road user was involved, in 73.9 per cent of the cases it was a car driver (48,230 accidents). In car/bike accidents with personal injury, cyclists were mainly to blame in only 23.4 per cent of cases, and in truck/bike accidents only 18.8 per cent.
23. August 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Mobility in Hesse in Lockdown
Initial results of a WZB study show that the share of cycling in Hesse fell slightly from 10 to 8 percent, but the average trip length grew to 6.9 kilometers. Bicycle use for leisure increased particularly strongly: 45 percent of bicycle trips were assigned to this purpose - five times more than in 2017. The share of pedestrian traffic grew by 6 percent.
3. August 2020 | Nachrichten > Hessen
Deutsche Bahn invests in 30 additional high-speed trains
The new ICE trains will be manufactured at Siemens locations in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria and Austria. Technically, the train is based on the proven platform of the ICE 3. The new trains will have 440 seats and a top speed of 320 km/h. They will offer passengers greater comfort and convenience with features like frequency-transparent windows for stable mobile phone reception and space for...
16. July 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Tracking report by infas and Motiontag
Corona is massively changing mobility in Germany. This was to be expected, but the effects of the pandemic are often different in detail than assumed. This is shown by an initial measurement by infas and Motiontag, which is based on the smartphone-based collection of GPS movement data.
17. April 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Cerema principle sketches for corona crisis
The corona measures in France have led to a sharp decline in motorized individual traffic. The space that has been freed up offers opportunities for temporary cycling facilities. The French Cerema Institute has now presented various implementation options.
15. April 2020 | Nachrichten > Frankreich
Study on mobility behaviour
The mobility behaviour of the Swiss changed considerably during the period of special measures to contain the spread of the corona virus. In particular, the number of kilometres travelled by bicycle increased sharply.
14. April 2020 | Nachrichten > Schweiz