Swiss young people between the ages of 16 and 20 today cover many more distances by public transport and on foot than by bicycle. The proportion of 13 to 15 year-olds who use their bikes has fallen sharply, but now it seems to have bottomed out, according to an analysis by the Federal Offices FOPH...
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Mobility of children and young people in Switzerland 1994 to 2015
18. September 2019 | Nachrichten > Switzerland
6. November 2017 | Schwerpunktthema >
FahrRad! Cycling for the climate
This year’s eleventh youth campaign by the German Sustainable Transport Association (VCD) motivated 7100 young people between 10 – 18 years old to ride their bikes. 1.313.000 kilometres had been cycled.
12. October 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
Youth film contest "Like it - Bike it"
On June 10th 2016 the winners of the short film contest "Like it - bike it" came to Berlin to receive their prizes. Motto this year was "helmet on one's head".
10. June 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany, Berlin
Youth film competition "Like it - Bike it"
At March 20th 2015, the winners of the short-film competition "Like it - Bike it" came to Berlin for receiving their awards. From May to November 2014, young people could hand in their films, dealing with the topic "Cycling - the big freedom".
23. March 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany, Berlin
The project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, invited young people of two different age groups (11-14 and 15-18), to make creative films on the topic "My first Bicycle Love".
7. February 2014 | Nachrichten > Germany
Since 2006, the VCD campaign brought about 27,000 young people on their bicycles. For the second time the German Commission for UNESCO honored this commitment to promote sustainable mobility with the award for Project of the UN Decade "Education for Sustainable Development".
8. September 2013 | Nachrichten > Germany
Providing cycling mobility for children and youth from low-income households
In many cases, children from low-income households cannot access roadworthy bicycles. By implementing the program "Every Child gets a Bike", the city of Tübingen reacts to that problem. Low-income families get the opportunity to check and repair their childrens` bicycles for free. Furthermore, the...
4. July 2013 | Praxisbeispiel > Baden-Württemberg
File of the Week , S-2/2012: Children on Bicycles Mobility Education; Pupil surveys continue to show that children and adolescents want to use their bikes; but parental safety concerns and inadequate traffic situations often put a stop to these wishes.
3. February 2013 | Nachrichten > Germany
File of the Week , S-6/2012: Children on Bicycles Pupil surveys continue to show that children and adolescents want to use their bikes; but parental safety concerns and inadequate traffic situations often put a stop to these wishes.
20. January 2013 | Nachrichten > Germany