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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 07 Jan 2021
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 06 Jan 2021
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 23 Dec 2020
By Hannah Figg / Updated: 08 Dec 2020

The redesign of the Jahnplatz square in Bielefeld: using a pilot phase to demonstrate the viability of changes to an urban traffic node

As with many cities in Europe, Bielefeld in Germany has high daily volumes of traffic. Its current mobility strategy aims to reduce the share of motorised individual trips (such as by cars, motorcycles, mopeds) from 51% to 25% by 2030. One of the traffic hotspots in Bielefeld is the Jahnplatz square located at the northern edge of the historical city centre. It connects the centre to the main commercial areas that continue north in the direction of the main railway station.

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By ManesP / Updated: 04 Dec 2020

Shared Mobility Report 2020

A market study has analysed the development of the shared mobility economy. The study goes on to develop a structured and clear presentation of the shared mobility economy's manifold characteristics, featuring precise definitions and explicit designations.

The latter is particularly important: a dynamic market such as shared mobility, with its many new word creations, requires clear terms for good communication. In addition, the market study also provides interesting data on the status of shared mobility within Germany. The report is based on data from 162 mobility providers.

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By Patrick Troy / Updated: 16 Nov 2020
By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 12 Oct 2020
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 29 Sep 2020

CIVITAS Legacy Award 2020 Finalist - Aachen, Germany

The “CIVITAS Legacy” awards rewards a city that has translated its commitment to the CIVITAS network and sustainable mobility into high-impact, innovative measures and inspires other cities for action.

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 30 Jul 2020
By Michael Glotz-R... / Updated: 14 Jul 2020

The bicycle enjoys priority - Germany's first 'bicycle zone' in the Neustadt district of Bremen

Bremen in the Northwest of Germany with 570,000 residents is a cycling city. A quarter of all trips are made by bike. Now, Bremen has the first German "Bicycle Zone" - an entire neighbourhood with 12 Streets and 2.5 km of road space gives formal priority to cycling. It is part of the Bremen cycling model neighbourhood project - and forms part of the city-wide SUMP.
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