A total of 545,988 participants from 1,482 municipalities got on their bikes for Climate Alliance's international CITY CYCLING campaign, setting new records. Between May and October 2020, they covered more than 115 million kilometers, avoiding almost 17,000 tons of CO2 compared to car travel.
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Cycling more popular than ever in the corona crisis
18. December 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
In the around 900 participating municipalities in Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and even Brazil, the bike became the main means of transport for many participants during the three-week local action periods. In this way they avoided over 8,400 tons of CO2.
16. November 2018 | Nachrichten > Deutschland, Rheinland-Pfalz
Record-breaking in the 200th anniversary year of the bicycle
On 14.11.2017 Germany's municipal counties and municipalities who cycled the most during the 21 successive days of the competition. More than 222.000 people took part and cycled 9 km per day on average.
15. November 2017 | Nachrichten > Deutschland, Baden-Württemberg
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 > Deutschland
Activities during the anniversary year 2017
Many events and actions for all citicens.
21. October 2016 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Cycling campaign in Switzerland
A record-breaking year for bike to work: 53,922 commuters cycled more than 10 million kilometers. Many people, especially in large cities, discover cycling as a new lifestyle.
11. July 2016 | Nachrichten > Schweiz
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 > Deutschland, Berlin
CITYCYCLING ("Stadtradeln") competition 2015
During its climate-protection conference on 2 November 2015 in Bonn, the climate alliance awarded Germany's municipal counties and municipalities who took an active part in climate protection.
3. November 2015 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
National Energy Globe Award Germany
Energy Globe Awards are the Oscars in Sustainability. After the Sustainable Energy Europe Award 2011, which is awarded by the EU, this is the second big honor for the Campaign by klimabuendnis.org
3. July 2015 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
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 > Deutschland, Berlin