From 19. to 21. September 2017 the „International Cycling Conference 2017“, organized by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA), was held in Mannheim under the motto "Bridging the gap between research and practice". More than 300 persons, scientists, planners, engineers as well as personalities from politics and society discussed actual challenges.
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International Cycling Conference 2017 in Mannheim
23. September 2017 | News > Baden-Württemberg
Popularity of cycling increased
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure a representative survey inquired the modes of transport and bicycle use by 3000 Germans.
18. September 2017 | News > Germany
Representative survey in Germany
In the run-up to the “International PARK(ing) Day” the Allgemeine Deutsche Fahrrad-Club, ADFC (General German Bicycle AssociationCyclists' Federation), launched a representative survey. It shows that half of German citizens want more space for encounters, for walking and cycling, and 50 percent want these changes at the expense of car traffic.
11. September 2017 | News > Germany
Trade fair EUROBIKE 2017 - Final Report
26th Eurobike: 42,590 industry visitors (2016: 42,720) from 101 countries - An additional 22,160 bike fans on Eurobike Festival Day - 1,654 media representatives - New trade show concept for 2018 met with broad approval
3. September 2017 | News > Baden-Württemberg
German Insurers Accident Research (UDV)
The findings from the accident research also show that collisions between cars and unprotected road users include not just frontal collisions but other accident patterns that also need attention, particularly since technical measures can be taken to address these accident patterns.
28. August 2017 | News > Germany
Commuting in Germany
Although half of all employees in Germany have a commuting distance up to 10 kilometres, and the time expenditure for commuting is about 30 minutes, cars are used in two thirds of the main part of these distances. There are lots of reasons.
24. August 2017 | News > Germany
National Diesel Forum
The funds for cycling promotion of the Federal Government raises to a total of 200 million Euro per year. The funds are, besides cycle highways, for urban model project, i.e. combination of cycling with other means of transport as well as the implementation of cycling in intelligent traffic regulation.
2. August 2017 | News > Germany
German Design Council
The Bicycle Brand Contest by the German Design Council (Rat für Formgebung) is aimed at companies in the bicycle industry and their partners in supply, as well as the design and communications industry.
16. July 2017 | News > Germany
Almost every second person killed through traffic accidents were car passenger (1,531 dead persons) every sixth was driver or passenger of a motorcycle or scooter (536), every seventh a pedestrian (490) and every eighth person a cyclist (393).
14. July 2017 | News > Germany
The Federal association of Austrian cycling initiatives “Radlobby Österreich” reports on a study on behalf the advisory board for traffic safety KFC on cycling along parking zones and its risk.
4. July 2017 | News > Austria