E-bike sales again increased significantly
The bicycle market has stabilized at a good level, and e-bike sales are growing. The Bicycle Industry Association estimates that around 920,000 pedelecs were sold through retailers in the first half of 2019. Double-digit growth of around 12 percent is expected for the year as a whole.
4. September 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Scientists and students of Transport Management at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences presented a bicycle equipped with sensor technology for research in cycling comfort and cycling safety.
8. July 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
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
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
NCP project cargo bike depot
Document with the travel data of electric cargo bikes published.
20. March 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Velostraßen (bicycle boulevards / bike paths)
Pilot tests on bicycle boulevards / bike paths were carried out in various Swiss cities. The focus was on the fact that the bicycle boulevards / bike paths were allowed to precede the intersecting neighbourhood streets, thus enabling cyclists to travel quickly and safely. There were no indications...
2. March 2019 | Nachrichten > Switzerland
Simplifications for cycling
For bicycle traffic in Austria, regulations on cycling on cycle paths have been specified, the introduction of a zipper system at the end of cycle paths or changes to the rules of conduct. It is also clarified that children aged nine who have successfully passed a corresponding examination receive...
15. February 2019 | Nachrichten > Austria
Permanent counting points for bicycle traffic
In addition to the classic bicycle traffic counts, there are 13 permanent bicycle counters in the NRW state capital of Düsseldorf. On Mannesmannufer alone, 13 percent more cyclists were registered than in 2017, more than ever before. A total of 6.6 percent more cyclists were registered than in 2017.
25. January 2019 | Nachrichten > North Rhine-Westphalia
In 2018, cycle traffic at the bicycle counters in the Austrian capital increased by six percent. All counting points recorded an increase. Last year, more than one million cyclists were counted at three of the automatic continuous counting points.
15. January 2019 | Nachrichten > Austria
Investigation of the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt)
Since January 2019, cyclists have been allowed to turn right after stopping at traffic lights at selected junctions at red in various cities. The Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) is currently carrying out a pilot project in cooperation with various local authorities to test the feasibility...
8. January 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony