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Cycling on the Extensive and Intensive Margin – The Role of Paths and Prices
RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research
A current RWI study, which is based on about 16,300 observations on the mobility behavior of German households for the years 1999 to 2013, has shown that an increase in fuel prices by one euro would increase the use of bicycles in urban households by 14.4 percentage points.
6. August 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany
Ein Lastentransportrad
Study on the use of bicycles in commercial traffic

Researchers of the DLR-institute for transport research in Berlin, Germany were the first who systematically calculated the economic potentials of cargo bikes.

12. May 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany
print of a chart
Figures, data, facts
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure a representative survey inquired the modes of transport and bicycle use by 2000 Germans.
10. February 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany
New town square, Brühl, Rhineland
Shared Space

Based on a German countrywide city-survey, as well as on literature investigation, a total of 17 "Shared Space" case-studies (of which three from Switzerland) were selected for detailed investigation. Further analyzes comprise traffic counts, speed measurements, and video recordings over a...

23. November 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany
Cover of "A Global High Shift Cycling Scenario"
A global high shift cycling scenario
Cycling plays a major role in personal mobility around the world, but it could play a much bigger role. Given the convenience, health benefits, and affordability of bicycles, they could provide a far greater proportion of urban passenger transportation, helping reduce energy use and CO2 emissions...
18. November 2015 | Nachrichten > Worldwide
The minimization of climate relevant emissions through pedelec usage is especially large where frequent or long distance car trips are replaced by using a pedelec.
2. November 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany
Innerstädtischer Zweirichtungsradweg
Use of cycle paths in opposite direction
Cyclists who ride on cycle paths in the wrong direction (on the left) are exposed to high risks. The Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) examined whether the hazards are equally high for cyclists riding on the left on cycle paths that are usable on both sides. As a result, action strategies...
28. October 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany
The report 'Towards New Urban Mobility: The case of London and Berlin' provides insight into how urban transport policy can better leverage new and emerging mobility choices in cities.
24. September 2015 | Nachrichten > Berlin, UK
Driver assistance system for right-turning
Currently, it is assumed that a driver assistance system that passes the test setup will have a very positive impact on accident figures between right-turning trucks and bikes.
15. September 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany
The future of cycle traffic
The intention of the German Insurers Accident Research study was to determine if these recent development influence the amount of cycling accidents and which measures should be taken to increase cycle safety.
2. June 2015 | Nachrichten > Germany


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