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New Austrian Road Traffic Code in review

On the 29th of April, minister for climate protection Leonore Gewessler presented the latest draft of the Austrian road traffic code which promises to contain important improvements for cyclists and pedestrians. It is currently under review until the 1st of June and will be put to a parliamentary vote after that. Some of its highlights include ‘right turns on red’, [...]

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New guidelines for austrian cycle planning

Current developments in traffic engineering have caused the previous standards and guidelines for road design from 2014 (RVS) to become outdated. From April 1st 2022 new standards and guidelines for cycling infrastructure are being introduced, which a number of our partners helped formulate. In this article, we will present some of the highlights. […]

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Three new members with specialities in orientation, planning and multi-use bikes

Radkompetenz Austria is pleased to welcome its three newest members in the sectors of navigation, bike production and traffic planning: Max2 – sign and design provide planning and signage for cycle routes, GLEAM Technologies produce hi-tech cargo bikes in Vienna and Traffic engineers Besch & Partner have been established for decades at their base in Vorarlberg, working nationwide. [...]

Cargobike sharing: a handbook for communities

The cargobike subsidies from klimaaktiv mobil have been extended for 2022! This good news is made even better by the publication of the first handbook for community cargobike sharing, helping people to set up their own schemes. The findings from the 3 year research project ‘KlimaEntLaster’ have been compiled into a brochure with helpful calculation examples and the publication of [...]

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Bridging the gap in Salzburg and bike-lane offensive in Vienna

A cycle superhighway with widths up to 4m will soon connect the district of Donaustadt with Vienna’s city centre by widening existing bike lanes and closing gaps in the cycle network. In Vienna, over 17km of new bike paths are planned for 2022. In Salzburg, Radkompetenz member Con.sens Mobilitätsdesign is working on two cycle infrastructure projects which could literally bridge the [...]

Communication strategy in Burgenland, e-power for the Austrian National Rail Network and cycling budget for Lower Austria

Burgenland has ambitious plans for cycling. Cycle Competence member Katapult has been tasked with creating communication strategies for raising awareness of cycling. The Austrian National Rail Network (ÖBB) is equally enterprising, providing its staff with 19 e-bike charging points provided by Bike-Energy. Continuing its mission to create a complete cycling network, the government of Lower Austria has announced €16m for [...]

Austrian Cycling Summit 2022 with Cycle Competence CEE Forum

From April 3rd to 5th, the 13th Austrian Cycling Summit will take place in Vienna. As a real event! Covid-19 forced the Austrian government to cancel the bicycle summits of 2020 and 2021, but now we are ready for it. Besides many interesting presentations and international key note speaches, the “CEE Forum” hosted by Cycle Competence Austria on Monday April [...]

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 Cycle Competence Webinars – “So geht Radverkehr“ in autumn

Cycle Competence Austria has become one of the most important knowledge sharing platforms in the cycling community. The coronavirus pandemic has shown us all the advantages of online education: no travel and wider participation. Therefor our successful webinar day in April is continued with a monthly webinar in June, September, October and November. […]

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Ambitious cycling masterplan for Graz

The city of Graz aims to become one of Europe’s foremost cycling cities with the cycling masterplan “Radoffensive 2030”. Between now and 2030, the city plans to spend €100 million on 200km of new cycle paths, bicycle parking and complementary infrastructure. As a result, cycling will be increased as a modal percentage from 20 to 30%.  Cycle Competence member verkehrplus [...]

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