VELOFORUM – A Giant Leap for Promoting Cycling in Ukraine
The 6th VELOFORUM cycling congress that took place from 10 to 12 October in Lviv, Western Ukraine, proved to be a huge success for the country’s dynamic cyclist community. Participants from different countries met to exchange ideas on the development of cycling in Europe and Ukraine, against the general background of making cities more livable and encouraging a participatory democratic process at the local level.
ECF in MOVE Week 2014: building partnerships to promote cycling
For the third year running, ECF played a big role in co-ordinating MOVE Week with ECF members in Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Austria and the Czech Republic all taking part. This year, we took on a new responsibility, to coordinate MOVE Week in Belgium, and we succeeded in getting one of the biggest federal departments on board - we activated the Belgian Ministry of Finance and got close to 10,000 employees moving!
Belgian ECF members invite new Brussels Region government for bike ride
During the European Mobility Week, two Belgian ECF members, Fietsersbond and Gracq, invited the new Brussels government for a bike ride around town. The targets for the Brussels Region are quite ambitious: bring the cycling modal share to 20% by 2018.