Since a Europe-wide solution is still being worked out, the BMVI has been setting national incentives for a voluntary commitment since 2018 with the “Turn Assist Scheme”. The BMVI is now launching an additional support programme for the voluntary fitting or retrofitting of trucks and buses with...
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Subsidy increases to 10 million euros
6. June 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Pilot project in Berlin: "KoMoDo"
The KoMoDo project started in June 2018. The results show that micro-deposits are a transferable solution for municipalities as a starting point for the delivery of goods by cargo bikes in order to make delivery traffic environmentally friendly. The delivery of cargo bikes from the Berlin-...
28. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Berlin
Second cycle highway in Lower Saxony
The 6.5-kilometre Osnabrück-Belm cycle highway is separate from car and foot traffic. As a rule, it is four metres wide and at bottlenecks such as trees at least three metres. The cycle highway is a joint project of the city of Osnabrück, the district of Osnabrück and the municipality of Belm..
24. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Niedersachsen
From Warnemünde to Rostock main station
The entire cycle highway will run on its own route and thus be separated from the rest of the road traffic. The cyclists do not have to cross any roads so that they can drive through the entire route. The separate guidance will considerably increase traffic safety. The first section should be...
10. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Funding of more than 80 percent possible for districts and municipalities
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.
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 > Deutschland
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 > Deutschland
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 > Deutschland
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 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 > Deutschland, Bayern