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Ruhr cycling highway in Mülheim
Planning and design

In principle, infrastructure for cycling should be free of obstacles and danger spots in order to ensure safe and speedy cycling. In reality, however, it is precisely the paths for cycling that have widespread deficiencies, so that so-called single bicycle accidents can occur (obstacle collision, fall etc.).

12.01.2021 | Schwerpunktthema
Pop-Up cycle path Hallesches Tor
New ways in infrastructure planning

The city of Berlin was the first German municipality to create temporary cycling infrastructure. To find out how it succeeded and what lessons there are from the first months, Difu’s Cycling Academy spoke to Berlin’s administration.

07.07.2020 | Schwerpunktthema
End of a cycle lane
Fearless cycling

Stress-free, comfortable and, above all, safe - anyone who gets on a bicycle wants to feel as comfortable and protected as possible on the streets. Perceived safety is one of the key factors when it comes to the decision whether to ride a bike or not as an everyday means of transport.

05.06.2019 | Schwerpunktthema
Unterwegs mit dem Fahrrad
Using synergies successfully

Cycle tourism has been very popular in Germany for several years. Apart from the tourism industry, there is also another winner: utility cycling.

22.02.2019 | Schwerpunktthema
Deezer Nextbike (Öffentliches Fahrradverleihsystem der Stadt Berlin) und „neue“ Anbieter am S-Bahnhof Anhalter Bahnhof
Municipal focus on public bike sharing schemes

A brief analysis of some practical examples shows that municipalities that make use of the opportunities offered by bike sharing can minimize potential risks and contribute to the development as a whole.

13.12.2018 | Schwerpunktthema
Scherben auf dem Radweg
Fast and consistent removal of dirt and deficits

Shards, potholes or missing signposts are a nuisance on cycle paths and may, depending on their type and extent, represent a serious safety risk for cyclists. Special attention should thus be paid to the maintenance and cleaning of cycle paths.

10.04.2018 | Schwerpunktthema
Cycling children
Using bicycles for organising everyday life

The mobility of families varies greatly and is characterised by complex trip chains. A common challenge is to make daily trips as efficient as possible and to combine them in order to maximise the remaining time that families spend together. Therefore, many families opt for a car. But there are other ways if the offer is right.

06.11.2017 | Schwerpunktthema
The Bike Citizens Heat Map of Cologne
Providing a realistic picture of bicycle traffic

Digitalization comes with new opportunities for cycling planning. Special traffic models and extensive data collections make it possible to better address the requirements of cyclists.

31.08.2017 | Schwerpunktthema
Zweirädrige Bullits von DHL und Fahrer Berlin
The (re)discovery of cargo bicycles

Cargo bicycles have great potential to replace motorized transport, in particular in urban areas. There are many potential uses of such bicycles both in the private as well as in the commercial sector.

13.01.2017 | Schwerpunktthema
Fahrradwerkstätten als Kommunikationsplattform für Flüchtlinge
Pedalling towards integration

Mobility is a prerequisite for social inclusion. The bicycle provides refugees with low-cost mobility, extends their range of action and also offers an opportunity for social exchange in numerous cycling projects.

02.06.2016 | Schwerpunktthema