Take your goods on bike! German Sustainable Transport Association (VCD) launches information platform on cargo bikes in commercial transport
The website www.lastenrad.vcd.org shows the advantages of cargo bikes (saving of time and costs, image improvement, CO2 reduction ). Further elements of the portal are a tool for calculation the costs savings in relation to the use of cars or lorries, and a cost free initial consultation for fleet operators. Municipalities get information about promotion of cargo bikes within commercial transport.
The VCD project is funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety and the Federal Environment Agency.
- Further information www.lastenrad.vcd.org (only in German).
- Study of the Cyclelogistics-Projekt: "Potential to shift goods transport from cars to bicycles in European cities"http://bit.ly/1kEMWIL
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Original press release (in German)