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Seven new projects receive funding under the National Cycling Plan with a total funding volume of about 1.5 million euros.
On May 30rd 2016 the parliamentary evening of the German Cyclists' Federation (ADFC) with over 100 guests from politics, science and associations was held under the topic "cycling highways".
Under the condition that they give way, cyclists are allowed to turn right and run the red light or to cross together with pedestrians. Aim of the pilot test is to implement right-turning for cyclists during red phases of traffic lights in the Swiss road traffic law.
Planners of the Traffic planning commission of the Association of German Cities (Deutscher Städtetag) pleaded on their 90th meeting on 21./22.4.2016 in Erlangen for more 30 km/h speed limits in urban areas.
23 km of an abandoned railway line in disuse since 1999 were converted into a walkway and cycle track with 7 tunnels and 23 bridges with subsidies from the EU, the Federal Government and the State. The project received numerous awards.