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This was the Velo-city conference 2024 in Ghent

For 44 years, the Velo-city conference of the European Cyclists Federation has brought together the leading experts in cycling and has thus achieved the status of the world's most important specialist conference. The largest edition to date took place from June 18 to 21 in Ghent, Belgium, with 1,650 participants. Cycle Competence Austria was prominently represented. We bring you [...]

New mobility strategies for St. Pölten and Styria

The new mobility strategy Styria 2024+ and the guiding concept for active mobility in St. Pölten were recently published. Both strategies aim to significantly increase cycling in the coming decades. Cycle competence members Rosinak & Partner in Styria and con.sens mobilitätsdesign in St. Pölten were involved. We have summarized the measures planned to increase cycling in the strategies. Styria: [...]

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Transformation with cycling expertise: pilot project in Deutschkreutz around the train station

The major research project "Trans|formator:in" aims to accelerate the transformation of streets and squares towards more space for pedestrians and cyclists, greenery and quality of life by means of seven pilot projects throughout Austria. The aim is to motivate and encourage other municipalities throughout Austria to take the necessary steps towards a mobility transition in their own environment. The [...]

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New framework agreement for bicycle boxes at train stations enables aquisition

How does the train station in your municipality get modern bike boxes with a locking system and booking portal? Through a framework agreement of the Verkehrsverbund Tirol, which is based on the experience of Radkompetenz member Land Vorarlberg. This offer is available in Vorarlberg, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper and Lower Austria together with ÖBB. In a guest article from Tyrol, [...]

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Mobility Observatory Austria: Better data enables sustainable cycling promotion

The KOMOA concept study for a Mobility Observatory Austria shows how systemic approaches using a variety of data can help with the current challenges of transportation planning. How can it meet mobility needs while minimizing the negative ecological, social and economic effects of transport? The two Cycle Competence members, the University of Salzburg and Salzburg Research, have been researching [...]

Cycle Competence Webinars become an online academy!

Several webinars under our motto “This is cycling!” have been held by our platform members since the beginning of the webinar series in 2021. To make this wealth of knowledge more accessible, we have compiled the individual webinar presentations into an archive: the Cycle Competence Academy! It is available on YouTube and on our new overview page “Akademie” in german. [...]

Cycling summit with 10th anniversary of Cycle Competence

The Cycle Competence Austria platform is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year! Founded in 2014 by a group of innovative players in the cycling sector, our platform now has around 30 member companies and supporting members. Knowledge transfer and networking in the service of improving the quality of Austrian cycling is our mission statement, and international activities as the [...]

Bike sales figures 2023: Boom in folding bikes, transport bikes, e-bikes

The 2023 bike sales figures are available and confirm known trends and the effectiveness of targeted bike purchase promotions and company bike models: More than a 50% share of e-bikes for the first time, doubling of folding bike sales, strong growth in e-transport bikes. The Austrian Association of Sporting Goods Manufacturers and Retailers (VSSÖ) presented these results under the [...]

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European Review: EU Cycling Declaration and study results from Paris to London

On April 3, 2024, the "European Declaration on Cycling" was formally signed at a meeting of EU transport ministers, the European Council, the Commission and the Parliament. This milestone in the supranational commitment to cycling as a fully-fledged means of transport and to key points for improving cycling is a sign that the important levers for promoting cycling are [...]

Evaluation of Austria’s first bicycle zone

An experiment is taking place in the Styrian municipality of Fernitz-Mellach. Austria's first bicycle zone is being tested and comprehensively evaluated here for 12 months. The difference to the German regulation, where bicycle zones have been in place since 2020: The term does not yet legally exist in Austria. The pilot test is being planned and monitored by Cycle [...]

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