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19 percent modal share of cycling
On 7.10.2018, the threshold of 10 million cyclists was reached at the twelve bicycle counters. On this day, the annual total rosed up to a total of 10,018,867 cyclists, an increase of around 13.5 percent compared to the previous year. According to MID, 19 percent of people in Cologne are now cycling.
24. October 2018 | News > North Rhine-Westphalia
2016/17 Accident Prevention Report
In all road user groups, the number of road deaths fell between 2000 and 2017, and the number of cyclists killed fell by 42 percent during this period. The long-term development of the number of cycling accidents and the number of cyclists seriously and lightly injured has remained more or less constant since 2000.
18. October 2018 | News > Germany
Gründung des Parlamentskreises Fahrrad
Better coordination of cycling policy at federal level

In the future, bicycle traffic will be coordinated even more closely across political groups. The establishment of the new working group places the importance of bicycles for modern and urban mobility in Germany in the political spotlight. The " Parliamentary Circle on Cycling " is to create the conditions for this.

11. October 2018 | News > Germany
The "Radschnellweg Ruhr" (cycle highway) on the Essen / Mülheim city boundary
BMVI provides 25 million euros
In order to enable the construction of cycle highways in the construction load of the federal states and municipalities, the federal government has amended the Federal Highway Act. Now that all the federal states have agreed to the jointly developed funding criteria, the funds are free.
6. October 2018 | News > Germany
Studie "I want to ride my bicycle" 2018
It’s not only the infrastructure
The Gesellschaft für Innovative Marktforschung (GIM) identified five distinct types of cyclists in terms of their attitude and behaviour. The authors give recommendations on how these groups can be introduced to everyday cycling.
24. September 2018 | News > Germany
Umparken – den öffentlichen Raum gerechter verteilen - Zahlen und Fakten zum Parkraummanagement
Facts and figures on parking management

Parked roads represent a safety risk. Parking offender block bicycle lanes, disabled parking spaces, delivery and fire brigade access roads. The brochure gives a concise six-page summary of all the facts about "stationary traffic" and thus offers a good basis for argumentation in the discourse about a fairer distribution of public space in our cities.

13. September 2018 | News > Germany
The "Radschnellweg Ruhr" (cycle highway) on the Essen / Mülheim city boundary
Böblingen/Sindelfingen–Stuttgart
On 10 September 2018, the Baden-Württemberg Minister of Transport with representatives of the Böblingen district and the cities of Böblingen and Sindelfingen celebrated the go-ahead for the implementation of an approximately eight-kilometre-long section of construction of the first municipal cycle highway.
11. September 2018 | News > Baden-Württemberg
Lastenfahrrad im Einsatz
EU-Project CoBiUM-Cargo bikes in urban mobility

Over the next three years, the use of load wheels will be investigated in Greifswald. The Institute of Geography and Geology at the University of Greifswald will be responsible for the scientific analyses. The city administration accompanies the project, which takes place within the framework of the EU-funded project CoBiUM-Cargo bikes in urban mobility, as a pilot city.

10. September 2018 | News > Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Logo des Zweirad-Industrie-Verbands
E-bike sales up again
A total of 2.8 million bicycles were sold in Germany between January and June 2018, including 670,000 pedelecs. For electric bicycles alone, the ZIV expects 850,000 units sold for the entire year, which would represent an increase of around 18 percent.
30. August 2018 | News > Germany
Leihräder
Roland Berger study
The consulting company Roland Berger forecasts worldwide market development of the bike sharing market. A consolidation of the market is predicted with high quality offerings for a long term success.
22. August 2018 | News > Germany, European Union, Worldwide

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