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  • Bike sharing, Cities for Cyclists, Cycling Industry club, PRO-E-BIKE,
  • 26.02.2015

E-bikes Vs Motor vehicles: New tool calculates the economic benefits for businesses

You may know intuitively that buying and using an e-bike for your business is going to save money compared to buying a car, van, light truck, etc. You are right – and now you can prove it! ECF  seeks people with professional responsibility for vehicle purchasing -fleet managers, transport or logistics managers- to test a More

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  • children, Cities for Cyclists, Mobility, Road safety,
  • Member news,

Portugal’s delayed pedal revolution

2014 was a busy year for ECF-members MUBi and FPCUB - With so much going on in bicycle advocacy in Portugal, when will the full pedal revolution take effect in the EU’s westernmost country?  2014 was definitely the busiest year for bicycle advocates in Portugal, starting off with a new pro-bicycle Road Code effective in January, More

The Danish cycling strategy. “A new cycling strategy for Denmark: Denmark on your bike!” Minsiter of Transport, 2012
  • Mobility, National Cycling Officer Network,
  • 24.02.2015

Taking the lead: national strategies on cycling

An increasing number of European countries have put in place and implemented national strategies on cycling. These documents are a sound basis for the development of cycling in European countries. ECF has collected information and best cases around Europe on a new webpage. When it comes to developing cycling in a city, support from local decision-makers More

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  • Intermodality,

Seminar on the intermodality of sustainable transport in Rome

  On Thursday 5th March 2015 FIAB is organising a seminar on the intermodality of sustainable transport in collaboration with the Inter-Parliamentary Group of Friends of the Bicycle. The seminar will take place in the Chamber of Deputies in Montecitorio.  The meeting is one of the first events in preparation for the “Stati Generali della Mobilità Nuova” which is scheduled More

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  • Air quality, Cities for Cyclists, Climate change, Health and environment,
  • 23.02.2015

New publication about the promotion of walking and cycling released

Transport Research Centre Verne from Tampere university of Technology has gathered new information about the promotion of walking and cycling and published an inspiring and illustrative book for planners and decision makers. This book brings together information on walking and cycling for the base of urban planning and will hopefully increase enthusiasm and knowledge on More

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VELOBerlin Film Award 2015

  The online vote has begun for VELOBerlin Film Award 2015: Giving bicycle culture a frame. Berlin, 16th February 2015 – The international online award for short films about cycling, the VELOBerlin Film Award, has just kicked off its third round. Until the 21st of March 2015, 18 nominated shorts from 11 countries will compete for the favour of More

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  • Scientists for Cycling, World Cycling Alliance,
  • 06.02.2015

Exploring the world of the TRB 2015 in Washington, the conference of the Transportation Research Board – by ECF Secretary General Bernhard Ensink

ECF Secretary General Bernhard Ensink joined sessions at the TRB 2015 in January when he was in Washington for meetings. He would like to share with you a few impressions and lessons learnt. “TRBs are huge conferences, amazing number of sessions – the printed A4 program book has 372 pages. Fortunately there is a very More

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  • Cities for Cyclists, Cycling tourism, Health and environment, Mobility, Scientists for Cycling,

This May: Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen!

The Cycling Embassy of Denmark, CED will be hosting a Bikeable City Masterclass in Copenhagen on May 26-30 coordinated by Australian Walking and Cycling Conference, AWCC. The five day Masterclass is aimed towards professional planners in public administrations and private companies, local and national policy makers, academics and researchers, traffic police as well as active More

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  • Cycling Industry club, Velo-city, World Cycling Alliance,
  • News,

Join ECF in Taipei

ECF will be attending Taipei Cycle Show again this year and we look forward to meeting current and potential members of the Cycling Industry Club. It is a very important year for our partnerships in Taipei because we are counting down to the Velo-city Global cycling conference in 2016 which will be run in collaboration with the More

Of course there was also one important local cycling lesson in Washington. Once again Public Bike Sharing played a starring role and Bernhard was able to use ‘Capital Bike’ for almost all his trips within the city, as did some other delegates.
  • Bicycle economics, Climate change, Cycling Industry club, ECF, European Funding, Fiscal, Health and environment, International Transport Forum, SLoCaT, World Cycling Alliance,
  • News,

Cycling News from Washington and the World

  ECF Secretary General Bernhard Ensink had a busy week representing cycling in Washington, USA in January 2015. On his agenda was the annual meeting of the Sustainable Low Carbon Transport network, (SLOCAT); the Transforming Transportation conference of the World Bank and the World Resources Institute; and a bilateral meeting with the World Bank’s Senior More