The first cycle highway in Baden-Württemberg was opened at the end of May 2019 by State Transport Minister Winfried Hermann. Between Böblingen/Sindelfingen and Stuttgart, cyclists can travel eight kilometres without stress and traffic jams. An extension of the connection is to be investigated.
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Between Böblingen/Sindelfingen and Stuttgart
15. June 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Free travel on the first section between Frankfurt and Darmstadt
On 6 June 2019, Hesse's Minister of Transport, Tarek Al-Wazir, opened the first section of the Hessian cycle highway between Egelsbach railway station and Darmstadt-Wixhausen.
11. June 2019 | Nachrichten > Hesse
Cycle highway between Kleve (NRW) and Kranenburg to Nijmegen (Netherlands)
As one of the winners of the "Climate protection through cycling" competition, the 11-kilometer-long express cycle route received federal funding of 70 percent. The project was completed in only two and a half years, from the approval of the subsidies to the opening on 7 June 2019.
9. June 2019 | Nachrichten > North Rhine-Westphalia, Netherlands
Second cycle highway in Lower Saxony
The 6.5-kilometre Osnabrück-Belm cycle highway is separate from car and foot traffic. As a rule, it is four metres wide and at bottlenecks such as trees at least three metres. The cycle highway is a joint project of the city of Osnabrück, the district of Osnabrück and the municipality of Belm..
24. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Lower Saxony
From Warnemünde to Rostock main station
The entire cycle highway will run on its own route and thus be separated from the rest of the road traffic. The cyclists do not have to cross any roads so that they can drive through the entire route. The separate guidance will considerably increase traffic safety. The first section should be...
10. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Mecklenburg-West Pomerania
Funding of more than 80 percent possible for districts and municipalities
At the end of January 2019, the state parliament provided an important impetus for further expansion with the amendment of the Road Act. As a result, cycle highways are legally equal to state roads and district roads.
6. May 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
BMVI provides 25 million euros
In order to enable the construction of cycle highways in the construction load of the federal states and municipalities, the federal government has amended the Federal Highway Act. Now that all the federal states have agreed to the jointly developed funding criteria, the funds are free.
6. October 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
On 10 September 2018, the Baden-Württemberg Minister of Transport with representatives of the Böblingen district and the cities of Böblingen and Sindelfingen celebrated the go-ahead for the implementation of an approximately eight-kilometre-long section of construction of the first municipal cycle...
11. September 2018 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Resolution by the Bundesrat (Federal Council)
The Bundesrat (Federal Council) made a decision about the supply of funds by the Federal Government for cycle highways of the Federal States and the municipalities.
5. June 2017 | Nachrichten > Germany
ADFC welcomes initiative of the Federal Minister of Transport Dobrindt
The Federal Ministry of Transport wants to accelerate the construction of cycling highways with a subsidy program of around 25 million euros. The ADFC welcomes the project.
18. October 2016 | Nachrichten > Germany