Although half of all employees in Germany have a commuting distance up to 10 kilometres, and the time expenditure for commuting is about 30 minutes, cars are used in two thirds of the main part of these distances. There are lots of reasons.
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Commuting in Germany
24. August 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
National Diesel Forum
The funds for cycling promotion of the Federal Government raises to a total of 200 million Euro per year. The funds are, besides cycle highways, for urban model project, i.e. combination of cycling with other means of transport as well as the implementation of cycling in intelligent traffic...
2. August 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
German Design Council
The Bicycle Brand Contest by the German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung) is aimed at companies in the bicycle industry and their partners in supply, as well as the design and communications industry.
16. July 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
Almost every second person killed through traffic accidents were car passenger (1,531 dead persons) every sixth was driver or passenger of a motorcycle or scooter (536), every seventh a pedestrian (490) and every eighth person a cyclist (393).
14. July 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
Best for bike 2017
Krumbiegel will get the award of the 2017 "Cycling-friendliest person" in Germany at the National Cycling Congress 3. April 2017 in Mannheim. Former award winners, amongst others, were Peter Lohmeyer, Inge Niedek, Michaela May, Wigald Boning, Wolke Hegenbarth, and Christian Ude.
10. January 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
Promotion of walking and cycling in London
To get more Londoners "of all ages and backgrounds" active by making cycling and walking safer and easier in the capital , the new commissioner will work closely with the Mayor, Deputy Mayor for Transport and Transport for London (TfL)
3. January 2017 | Nachrichten > UK
Cycling safety for refugees and migrants
The guideline "Cycling safety for refugees and migrants" by the Deutscher Verkehrssicherheitsrat e. V. (German Road Safety Council) and the Deutsche Verkehrswacht (DVW) provide suggestions for special cycle trainings. It consists of four modules in theory and practice, contains important English...
18. December 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany
Impact study for Baden-Württemberg shows postive effects
The findings of the first impact study on cycling promotion in Baden-Württemberg show positive effects and its success.
27. November 2016 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Innovations in cycling - identification and implementation
On November 14th and 15th 2016 over 300 experts from all over Germany came to Germany's 10th annual Municipal Cycling Conference. These conferences are the central networking meetings for cycling experts in the public administration.
16. November 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany, Bavaria
Sales figures, employment and production statistics
The current VSF-survey differentiates between the various bicycle companies and assigns them to the distinct agglomerations in Baden-Württemberg. 863 enterprises in industry, commerce and service as well as tourism generate a total turnover about 2.1 billion euro and 32,000 jobs.
12. November 2016 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg