The bicycle as an economic factor: Current study by the Wuppertal Institute examines the bicycle industry in Germany
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11. February 2021 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Pandemic further strengthens the trend of recent years
In 2020, a total of 14,212,358 bicycle movements were measured at twelve permanent counting stations, which is around eleven percent more than in the previous year and a new all-time record.
11. February 2021 | Nachrichten > Nordrhein-Westfalen
The trend towards climate-friendly mobility in Vienna continues. In 2020, cycling increased by twelve percent compared to the year before
22. January 2021 | Nachrichten > Oesterreich
Most benefit for cycling and walking
Almost one in three people changed their mobility behavior during the corona pandemic. This is the result of a survey by the German Energy Agency (dena). Cycling and walking have benefited the most in percentage terms, with 37 percent and 35 percent of respondents, respectively, saying they cycle...
22. December 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
VCÖ survey on mobility in the corona pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to strong changes in mobility in Austria, also among commuters, as a representative survey by TQS research & consulting on behalf of the VCÖ shows. Walking has recorded the strongest increase, ahead of cycling.
27. November 2020 | Nachrichten > Oesterreich
Federal Statistical Office
The amount of people killed in cars above-average decreased during the COVID-19 first wave.The number of cyclists killed from March to June 2020 drops by 11.5 percent to 162 persons. 31.087 cyclists were injured (256 less in comparison to the same period of the previous year).
27. October 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Germany: Federal Statistical Office
In around 65,200 bicycle accidents with personal injury in 2019, a second road user was involved, in 73.9 per cent of the cases it was a car driver (48,230 accidents). In car/bike accidents with personal injury, cyclists were mainly to blame in only 23.4 per cent of cases, and in truck/bike...
23. August 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Tracking report by infas and Motiontag
Corona is massively changing mobility in Germany. This was to be expected, but the effects of the pandemic are often different in detail than assumed. This is shown by an initial measurement by infas and Motiontag, which is based on the smartphone-based collection of GPS movement data.
17. April 2020 | Nachrichten > Deutschland
Study on mobility behaviour
The mobility behaviour of the Swiss changed considerably during the period of special measures to contain the spread of the corona virus. In particular, the number of kilometres travelled by bicycle increased sharply.
14. April 2020 | Nachrichten > Schweiz
41 percent of those surveyed intend to use the bicycle more frequently in the future. This is shown by the representative population survey "Cycling Monitor 2019", which is commissioned every two years by the Federal Ministry of Transport. 44 percent of people in Germany regularly use a bicycle.
9. October 2019 | Nachrichten > Deutschland