At the end of January 2019, the state parliament provided an important impetus for further expansion with the amendment of the Road Act. As a result, cycle highways are legally equal to state roads and district roads.
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Funding of more than 80 percent possible for districts and municipalities
6. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
"More space for bicycles"
The participants discussed the expansion of urban infrastructure in all its facets, from road construction to the massive expansion of bicycle parking. Also regulatory issues such as legal adaptations of road traffic regulations, road traffic law, building regulations etc. were discussed. The main...
22. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Cycling becomes a university subject
Funding is provided for professorships on cycling topics in the fields of economics, transport planning, political science, psychology, law, technology and digitization. Universities under public and private law are eligible to apply.
14. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Karlsruhe most bicycle-friendly city in Germany
170,000 people from 683 municipalities voted in 2018 on the bicycle-friendliness of their home town. According to the participants, the cycling climate, i.e. the satisfaction of those surveyed when cycling, has deteriorated further. In 2014 the bicycle climate was still rated at 3.7, in 2016 at 3.8...
9. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Federal Minister Scheuer attends the technical acceptance in Regensburg
The technical acceptance of the first retrofitted turn assist systems is a decisive step to further advance the equipment of HGVs with such systems and to prevent accidents.
1. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany, Bavaria
Broad alliance for road safety
For years, Hamburg has been a driving force nationwide for the mandatory introduction of turning assistance systems for trucks and is now leading the way with its own initiative. Now a pilot process has been presented in which numerous authorities, municipal companies and private firms are involved.
1. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Hamburg
Federal funding opportunities and initiatives
The constituent session of the Parliamentary Circle on Cycling took place on 20 February 2019 in the German Bundestag. The first session was devoted to the promotion of cycling. More than 50 participants discussed and listened to a very interesting lecture by Karola Lambeck, the Federal Ministry of...
23. February 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Service bicycle program for 17,000 employees in Germany
DB Schenker has launched a service bike programme with the help of company bike solutions. In addition, the employees are called upon to leave the car on a total distance of almost 770,000 kilometres for the benefit of the bicycle over the next two years.
4. December 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
In the around 900 participating municipalities in Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and even Brazil, the bike became the main means of transport for many participants during the three-week local action periods. In this way they avoided over 8,400 tons of CO2.
16. November 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate
Cargo bike meeting in Stuttgart
"Electric cargo bikes can already replace many cars today. We are pleased to have such a great success with our promotion. Anyone who rides an electric cargo bike has taken the lead in mobility transition" said Transport Minister Hermann to over 60 users of electric cargo bikes who gathered in the...
5. November 2018 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg