Walking and cycling

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Walking and cycling are the cleanest and most efficient forms of transport, particularly suited for short to moderate distances. Both provide numerous benefits. They improve health, do not produce air or noise pollution and help to reduce congestion.

Introducing cycling infrastructure (e.g. bike lanes, bike parking and hire schemes) are ways in which cities can promote cycling, while creating pedestrian-friendly spaces can promote commuting, shopping and recreation.

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By Sofia Pechin / Updated: 18 Jan 2021
By Conall Martin / Updated: 14 Jan 2021
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By Cláudia Ribeiro / Updated: 06 Jan 2021

New TfL report confirms increasing popularity of walking and cycling in London

Transport for London (TfL) has committed to allocating additional funds to improve walking and cycling infrastructure in the capital over the next months following reports that show that walking and cycling in the UK’s capital has considerably increased since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic began.
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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 06 Jan 2021
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New CIVITAS e-publication reveals daring mobility measures in seven cities

Learning from your city peers as if you were visiting them - how is that supposed to work during a global health pandemic?

As traditional face-to-face peer exchanges could not be organised this year, CIVITAS collaborated with cities to be daring and re-invent ways of exchanging knowledge and learning from each other.

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By Benjamin Baxter / Updated: 16 Dec 2020
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 16 Dec 2020

Webinar Cycling Cities III - Getting more people to cycle

How to get more people to cycle? Join the webinar by the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform on 4 February from 14:00 to 15:30 PM and find out.

By taking a close look at winning solutions to induce behavioural change towards cycling in various segments of the urban population, interested stakeholders may discover innovative ways to have more people embracing the bike as a pollution-free and socially inclusive mode of transport.

 

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 16 Dec 2020

Webinar Cycling Cities II - Infrastructure development

On 28 January 2021, the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform will host the second in a series of three webinars offering insights on how to design policies to foster urban cycling.

This second webinar focusses on how to develop infrastructure for cycling. On 28 January from 14:00 to 15:30 PM the webinar will showcase inspiring practices, guidance and recommendations from real-life experience from cities and regions across the EU.

 

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By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 16 Dec 2020