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  • Bicycle economics, Health and environment,
  • 24.11.2014

Build the case for cycling – ECF teams up with WHO/ Europe to show you how

Turning the benefits of cycling into concrete numbers is key to getting the message across to policy makers. That’s why at ECF we are partnering with WHO/ Europe to provide a programme of free webinars on the updated HEAT (Health and Economic Assessment Tool), with a focus on cycling.  HEAT is an excellent tool that More

Violeta Bulc at CYFO
  • Cycling Forum Europe,
  • News,
  • 21.11.2014

Cycling is ready to carry Europe forward

European Commissioner for Transport Ms Violeta Bulc addresses the audience at the launch of Cycling Forum Europe on 20 November 2014 at the European Parliament in Brussels On 20 November the cycling community united with top European decision makers to celebrate the launch of #CYFO – Cycling Forum Europe. Cycling Forum Europe was initiated by More

cycling for growth
  • Cycling Forum Europe,
  • 20.11.2014

´Cycling for Growth´Roundtable: funding opportunities, incentives and job creation

                  ´Europe´s cycling industry now employs more people than mining and quarrying and almost twice as many as the steel industry, according to the first comprehensive study of the jobs created by the sector.´ The Guardian, 12-11-14 The European Cyclists´Federation, in the framework of the ´Cycling for Growth´Roundatble, More

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  • 19.11.2014

Bienvenidos! ConBici rejoins ECF

The European Cyclists’ Federation welcomes ConBici to the ECF family. ConBici, with over 4,000 members and 57 cycling organisations, is the face and voice of millions of cyclists in Spain. In a country that faces big challenges in terms of mobility, job creation, environment and social cohesion, cycling is key not only in improving the quality More

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  • Cycling Forum Europe,
  • News,
  • 18.11.2014

Violeta Bulc announced at Cycling Forum Europe inauguration

ECF is pleased to announce that Ms Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport, will attend Cycling Forum Europe at its formal launch event at the European Parliament in Brussels this week. Her contribution in this already high-level meeting is a testimony to just how important cycling is for the forthcoming European Commission, whose priority is More

one street
  • 14.11.2014

ECF member succeeds in publishing crowd-sourced book: Cures for Ailing Organizations

ECF member, One Street, has succeeded in raising enough funds through Kickstarter to publish a manual for nonprofits struggling to achieve their goals. Published this week, Cures for Ailing Organizations acts as a guidebook for organisations hindered by problems common to the non-for-profit-sector. “I wrote Cures for Ailing Organizations because I have seen far too More

dublin cycling campaign
  • 10.11.2014

Dublin Cycling Campaign calls for co-ordinated plan to combat soaring bike theft

  Research by ECF member, the Dublin Cycling Campaign, finds that bicycle theft has doubled in Ireland since 2009. Almost 4,500 bicycle thefts were reported in Dublin in 2013, but the actual number of bike thefts is likely to be in the region of 20,000 in 2013 according to Irish household surveys and international experience. More

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  • CYCLElogistics,
  • 07.11.2014

Green City Logistics Webinar organised by the Covenant of Mayors: The role of cycling in sustainable freight transport

Save the date! This November the Covenant of Mayors initiative is hosting a webinar where sustainable freight transport experts will discuss how to make city logistics greener.  ECF will participate with expert Randy Rzewnicki who will share his experience from the successful EU project CycleLogistics and the ongoing project PRO-E-BIKE. As ECF project manager in More

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  • Pro E bike,
  • 05.11.2014

Train the Trainer Workshop – Setting up and running a cycle based delivery business

              The European Cycle Logistics Federation along with cycle-based company Outspoken Delivery from Cambridge, UK  is hosting a workshop aimed at existing and established cycle logistics operators. Specifically, those who are interested in providing know-how transfer and advice to others who are intending to set up and run a cycle based delivery business. The More

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  • Mobility,
  • News,
  • 04.11.2014

Combining Technology and Mobility in the digital world

Hannover, a very bikeable German city with slightly over 20% of cycling in the modal share and a fluent tram and bus network (operated by Üstra) was the host city of the last edition of the UITP Combined Mobility Platform Meeting.  Specialists from all publicly available transport modes and marketers met this time to discuss More