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The "Radschnellweg Ruhr" (cycle highway) on the Essen / Mülheim city boundary
Between Böblingen/Sindelfingen and Stuttgart
The first cycle highway in Baden-Württemberg was opened at the end of May 2019 by State Transport Minister Winfried Hermann. Between Böblingen/Sindelfingen and Stuttgart, cyclists can travel eight kilometres without stress and traffic jams. An extension of the connection is to be investigated.
15. June 2019 | News > Baden-Württemberg
Eröffnung Radschnellweg Egelsbach
Free travel on the first section between Frankfurt and Darmstadt
On 6 June 2019, Hesse's Minister of Transport, Tarek Al-Wazir, opened the first section of the Hessian cycle highway between Egelsbach railway station and Darmstadt-Wixhausen.
11. June 2019 | News > Hesse
Die Europa-Radbahn: Eine Einladung zum Radfahren
Cycle highway between Kleve (NRW) and Kranenburg to Nijmegen (Netherlands)
As one of the winners of the "Climate protection through cycling" competition, the 11-kilometer-long express cycle route received federal funding of 70 percent. The project was completed in only two and a half years, from the approval of the subsidies to the opening on 7 June 2019.
9. June 2019 | News > North Rhine-Westphalia, Netherlands
Bundesminister Scheuer auf dem Beifahrersitz eines Lkw
Subsidy increases to 10 million euros

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 turning assistance systems. The aim is to prevent serious accidents involving cyclists and...

6. June 2019 | News > Germany
Fahrradpiktogramm auf dem Asphalt
Survey of the Hessian Broadcasting

More cycle paths - even at the expense of lanes for cars? 73 percent of Hesse's population thinks this is a good idea, according to an Infratest study commissioned by Hessian Broadcasting. Even motorists are in favour of more space for cycling. Politicians are not surprised - they see it confirmed.

30. May 2019 | News > Hesse
Lastenfahrrad, Komodo, Pressetermin
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-Prenzlauer Berg location will therefore be continued after the end of the project.
28. May 2019 | News > Berlin
Stadtbaurat Frank Otte gab am 23. Mai 2019 den ersten Abschnitt des Radschnellweges Osnabrück – Belm für die Radfahrer frei
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 | News > Lower Saxony
Analysen zum Radverkehr und Fußverkehr
Mobility in Germany (MiD) 2017
The central report was published at the end of 2018. Now the 84-page special report "Analyses of cycling and pedestrian traffic" is published and contains 60 pages on all facets of cycling in 2017 (compared with 2002 and earlier). The analysis reports, among other things, that the distances and kilometres travelled by bicycle have increased disproportionately.
23. May 2019 | News > Germany
Radschnellweg Uni-Campus Albert-Einstein-Straße
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 completed by 2020.
10. May 2019 | News > Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
e-TINK-Lastenradverleih in Norderstedt
Cargo bike rental system in Norderstedt

Norderstedt has been continuously promoting bicycle traffic for years. In addition to expanding the range of rental bicycles, Norderstedt is continuously investing in the bicycle infrastructure. Under the title "Pro Fahrrad Initiative", the city receives funding from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (National Climate Initiative NCI) for...

7. May 2019 | News > Schleswig-Holstein

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