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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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The new cycle-path construction program in Vienna

Since 2021, the City of Vienna has been stepping up the expansion of cycling infrastructure with increased funding from the klimaaktiv mobil program of the Ministry of Climate Protection. The new construction program was published at the end of March 2024. Important cycling axes and gaps in the main cycling network are being tackled and flagship projects such as [...]

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. [...]

Bike wash and bike decks, new members and new bikes

We are delighted to welcome two new innovative member companies to the Cycle Competence circle! The internationally established mechanical engineering group WINTERSTEIGER offers manual and automatic bike cleaning stations, while the young Salzburg-based company Velovio is made up of passionate cyclists who have set themselves the goal of developing bike parking systems that they would use themselves. Additionally, we [...]

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Cargo bike sharing has arrived in small towns

The boom in e-cargo bikes is reflected in sales figures and on urban roads. In rural areas, the cargo bike still has a hard time, as distances are too long and roads are too unsafe for cyclists. However, new findings from Bavaria and Austria show that even small towns are already successfully relying on cargobikes as transportation in the sharing [...]

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Next Generation Nighttrain: Biketransport in the new ÖBB Nightjet

The Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB) is known for its leading role in European overnight train travel. With the new Nightjet trains expected to operate from December, they aim to launch what they call a ‘flagship service’. We tested the redesigned bike transport options with Radlobby Österreich, a member of Cycle Competence Austria, in the ÖBB depot. Which improvements have been [...]

City comparison: How satisfied are Austria’s cyclists?

How safe do Austria’s cyclists feel in traffic? How do they rate the quality of bike paths? These are the questions that Radlobby Austria, member of Cycle Competence, asked in its bicycle climate test, the results of which have just been published. Salzburg and Graz received the best marks, but are still not entirely satisfactory. Vienna and Linz are at [...]

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Kickoff for the cycling season with new members

Spring brings three new members to our platform, each with their own expertise to help improve cycling in Austria and the range of bicycles available: JobRad Austria brings knowledge of good company bike solutions from Germany, Radverteiler offers a smart sharing solution for e-bikes and bicycles of all kinds, and Salzburg Research focuses on active mobility research. With these additions, [...]

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