Cycling infrastructure in Novi Sad
  • Cycling in all policies, data, Intermodality, Mobility, Scientists for Cycling, Urban Mobility,
  • Event, Member news, News,
  • 20.11.2015

Cycling in Serbia: Uniting research, policy and advocacy

In the beginning of November, ECF participated in the 5th International  Conference „Towards a Humane City“ in Novi Sad, Serbia. The event brought together researchers, policy makers and advocates working on sustainable transport. Thanks to the support of the conference by ECF and its local member organisation NSBI, the Novi Sad Cycling Initiative, cycling played More

  • CYCLElogistics, PRO-E-BIKE,
  • Event, News,

CYCLELOGISTICS ROUNDTABLE: What can governments do for more cycling in urban logistics?

  ECF has been invited to steer the cycling recommendations ahead of the Commission’s new urban logistics guidelines. Therefore, we organized a European Round Table on Cyclelogistics to consult key stakeholders from industry, cities, EU MEPs & representatives of the European Commission on how to put more cycling into city logistics. Why now? Did you More

  • Cycling for Growth, Cycling Industry club,
  • Analysis, News,
  • 19.11.2015

Unstoppable French Bike Manufacturing – MFC!

Two Years after being taken over by Intersport, the story of the French factory established in West of France has become a strong case-study in demonstrating that bike industry contributes to achieve European reindustrialization and job creation’s targets. And building on a smart and inclusive long-term strategy plan that includes the acquisition of the iconic More

Biking LUX_copyright LVI_06
  • Car-free streets, Cycling in all policies, Mobility, Urban Mobility,
  • Analysis, News,

Luxembourg rising star in cycling world?

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is putting itself firmly on the cycling map by investing unprecedented amounts of money into the development of cycling. An ECF analysis. Luxembourg Transport Minister, François Bausch, is walking the talk. After he successfully steered through the ‘EU Cycling Summit’ approving the ‘Declaration of Luxembourg on cycling as a climate-friendly More

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  • EuroVelo, Intermodality,
  • News,
  • 16.11.2015

Success for the “Zero stars for Eurostar” campaign

Eurostar has reversed its decision to force cyclists to dismantle their bikes. After a collaborative campaign run by several ECF members, Eurostar announced last Friday that it was cancelling its proposed new bike carriage policy and would instead continue to accept fully mounted bicycles in its registered luggage service. The campaign was initiated and led by our UK member CTC but also More

green bike
  • Bicycle economics, Cycling for Growth, Cycling in all policies, Cycling Industry club, Health and environment, World Cycling Alliance,
  • 12.11.2015

A Global High Shift Cycling Scenario: Cycling could save cities $25 trillion and 10% of transport CO2 emissions by 2050

The incredible potential of dramatically increasing cycling is captured for the first time in a scientific study carried out by ITDP and UC Davis. A Global High Shift Cycling Scenario shows that cycling and e-biking can cut energy use and CO2 emissions of urban transport by up to 10% by 2050 compared to current estimations, More

velo-city 2016 taipei logo
  • Velo-city,
  • News,
  • 03.11.2015

From high-tech designs to daily use: the Evolution of Cycling at Velo-city Global 2016, Taipei

Press release Taipei (Taiwan) 2 November 2015 For immediate releaseThe program of Velo-city Global 2016 Taipei, launched with a bicycle tour of 2000 participants led by Taipei’s Mayor, will bring together all aspects of cycling and create a bridge with Taipei Cycle Show 2016. Outstanding deal: Attend both events with one ticket by registering here!  “We have the ambition to become a More

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  • Intermodality, Mobility,
  • 30.10.2015

Cycling and the Dutch: An ever-growing love affair

A new report by the Dutch Knowledge Institute of Mobility Management (KiM) gives an in-depth analysis about the status quo of the active transport modes – cycling and walking – in the Netherlands. The report title is very telling: ‘Cycling and Walking: the lubricating oil of our mobility’. Some figures about the state of the More

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  • News,
  • 26.10.2015

New research: Only 1 in 3 logistics trips needs motor vehicles: over 2/3s could be shifted to bikes

Cars and trucks are necessary for city logistics – but just how many? The number of motor vehicle trips cities needed keeps getting smaller. Many more could be done by bikes,  ebikes, cargo bikes, & e-cargo-bikes.  The new estimate that 68% of trips could be shifted from motor vehicles to bikes came from Prof Dr More

  • Mobility,
  • Guest Post, Member news,

FIAB: Meeting in Rome with Ministers of Transport and Tourism

On October 15th in Rome FIAB met for the first time the Minister of Infrastructures and Transport, Graziano Delrio, and the Minister of Tourism and Culture, Dario Franceschini. The talk between Mr. Delrio and FIAB’s President, Mrs. Giulietta Pagliaccio, took place in a friendly atmosphere with the Minister sharing the need for a change of More