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07 April 2014

Cycle Super Highway in Greater Copenhagen (Denmark)

Cycling is a widely popular means of transportation in Copenhagen. To further promote this healthy alternative to car use and public transport, Copenhagen is developing a network of 28 Super Cycle Highways. The first route (the Albertlund route) was opened in the Spring of 2012, followed by the Farum route in 2013. Between 2014 and 2018 nine more routes will be constructed. The initial results are promising: on the Albertlund route a 10 per cent modal shift to cycling has been reported.
13 August 2013

Mountain bike network promotes sustainable mobility in Galicia, Spain

In December 2010, Turgalicia, an association promoting tourism in Galicia, launched the BTT project to create a network of mountain bike routes and service centres in the region of Galicia as a new tourist product. The network now has ten routes, of around 118 kilometres in length.
08 August 2013

Piloting motor traffic reductions with a negative focus (Hungary)

To advance the reallocation of street space from car use to sustainable modes, Budapest City Hall took a negative, ill-fated approach. It started with a proposal to create what was dubbed a temporary "experiment with artificial traffic jams".
07 August 2013

"Save the kindergarten, bring your bikes!" - cycling campaign in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

How could you make all the children in a kindergarten arrive by bike or scooter? The kindergarten “Majchina Grija” in Plovdiv, Bulgaria shows us a simple way to do this.
05 August 2013

Buy locally campaign: phase one concluded (Budapest, Hungary)

In the past two decades there has been a vast reorganisation of the local retail market, in favour of large supermarkets and shopping malls. Along with a number of other drawbacks, these generate a large amount of car traffic. To mitigate this trend, the Hungarian Cycling Club has started a campaign to encourage local shopping on foot and by bicycle.
29 July 2013

Cycling police officers in Budapest: education for safety and mutual acceptance (Hungary)

Recent years have brought about a major increase in the number of cyclists in Budapest. It has become a mainstream form of mobility, which also means traffic culture must adapt to this new situation new rules must be respected. With the help of the Hungarian Cyclist Club, a new cycling police group was set up in 2012 to contribute to this goal, operating along new guidelines.
25 July 2013

Many small fixes result in big change: the redesigned central Budapest bike path (Hungary)

Following extensive consultations with cyclist associations and an elaborate redesign process, one of Budapest’s most dangerous bike paths was reconfigured for the benefit of all road users. The measure demonstrates that the creation of an attractive environment for cyclists, careful planning and consultations are often more important than expensive investments.
23 July 2013

Bicycle ambassadors promote cycling in Randers (Denmark)

For two years, Randers Cycle City, a municipal organisation, has collaborated with 18 active bicycle ambassadors who work to get more people cycling in Randers.
22 July 2013

New Budapest shared bike & bus lanes offer benefits for all road users (Hungary)

Following the recent growth in the number of cyclists, as well as in the number of bus lanes, a decade-old taboo was broken in 2012: bikes are now allowed in 10 selected bus lanes. The initial experiences show positive results.
18 July 2013

Handbike Rental in Warsaw (Poland)

From 14 April 2013, people with disabilities can rent handbikes at the transport node Młociny Metro station. There are six vehicles available. It is the first handbike rental scheme in Poland.
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