The measure serves to upgrade the main cycle route between the city centre and the university – a tricky task for the planners in the Office for Roads and Transport. Both the crossing public transport and the crossing motor traffic should not be affected by the measure.
The first meeting at the BMVI took place on 10 July 2018 together with companies, logistics, manufacturers, testing organizations, associations, motorists' and cyclists' clubs and representatives of the police. By 2019, the commercial vehicles of the authorities subordinate to the BMVI will be equipped with turn assistants.
The first results of the mobility study “Mobility in Germany (MiD)” shows, that the share of cycling has risen nationwide to 11 percent. In large towns, cycling has increased to an average of 15 percent. Overall, the car loses shares to other modes of transport
The general obligation of cycle path usage alone shows no effects on cycling behaviour and the safety of cycling lanes. Since there ‘s no relevant shifting oft the usage, no relevant new conflicts or accidents emerge. Nevertheless, problems which existed before the obligation still exist after the obligation’s suspension.