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Protokoll Webinar So geht Radverkehr 2021

Als Ersatz für den Österreichischen Radgipfel 2021 bot die Plattform Radkompetenz Österreich eine gut besuchte zweitägige Seminarreihe an. ExpertInnen der Plattform luden zu Online-Vorträgen und interaktivem Austausch. Kostenlose Teilnahme wurde von klimaaktiv mobil, der Initiative des Bundesministeriums für Klimaschutz, ermöglicht.

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Leitfaden Aktionsprogramm klimaaktiv mobil – Radverkehr und Mobilitätsmanagement. Jahresprogramm 2021

Das Programm klimaaktiv mobil kann durch seinen breiten Ansatz eine Vielzahl von Zielgruppen, Lösungen und Technologien bedienen und gleichzeitig aktive Mobilität forcieren. Genau diese Breite ist letztendlich auch notwendig um die Herausforderungen der nächsten Jahre meistern zu können. Im Jahr 2021 konnten einerseits die Budgetmittel von rund 40 Mio. Euro bereitgestellt werden, andererseits konnte ein ganz besonderer Schwerpunkt auf den [...]

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Leitfaden Aktionsprogramm klimaaktiv mobil – Radverkehr und Mobilitätsmanagement. Jahresprogramm 2020

Das Programm klimaaktiv mobil kann durch seinen breiten Ansatz eine Vielzahl von Zielgruppen, Lösungen und Technologien bedienen und gleichzeitig aktive Mobilität forcieren. Genau diese Breite ist letztendlich auch notwendig um die Herausforderungen der nächsten Jahre meistern zu können. Im Jahr 2020 konnten einerseits die Budgetmittel auf über 40 Mio. Euro vervielfacht werden, andererseits konnte ein ganz besonderer Schwerpunkt auf den [...]

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Cycle Competence online seminar as cycling summit substitute

The Austrian Cycling summit 2021 unfortunately had to be postponed to spring 2022 because of the measures taken to limit the spread of Covid-19. As a substitute the platform Cycle Competence Austria is offering a top-level seminar series on the two summit days, 12 & 13 April: Distance learning for everyone interested in the topic cycle traffic be it for [...]

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Cycle Competence Raumverteiler re-designs streets

The new online-tool “Raumverteiler” (ie. space distributor) serves to re-assign Austrian street space based on well-founded facts. Where is space for a cycle lane in a road cross-section? How wide does it have to be according to legal guidelines? Where do trees, seating areas and cycle parking fit in? Or should the street be turned into an encounter zone (“Begegnungszone”)? [...]

COVID and mobility: Cycling brings freedom during the crisis

Over one year ago now, we saw the start of the Corona crisis. One of its most surprising results is the increase in cycle traffic and bicycle sales. No matter whether for every-day cycling trips or sportive activities – since last year, the bicycle has significants gained in popularity and importance. Cycle Competence members Bike Citizens, Fahrrad Wien and KTM [...]

Federal subsidy campaign brings cycle lane expansion

The successful promotion of the ministry for climate protection’s (BMK) cycling campaign will be continued this year. It means more possibilities for subsidies for municipalities, businesses and associations for measures supporting active mobility. The regional government in Vorarlberg actively took up this offer and created a subsidy package worth 62 million euros. One of its implementations is prepared by the [...]

Masterplan Radfahren. Umsetzungserfolge und neue Schwerpunkte 2011-2015

Mit dem Masterplan Radfahren 2006 und dem darauffolgenden Umsetzungsschwerpunkt Radverkehr in den klima:aktiv mobil-Programmen setzte das Lebensministerium den Startschuss für eine neue Radverkehrsförderoffensive in Österreich. Mit der Steigerung des Radverkehrsanteil in Österreich von 5 % auf 7 % (2010) ist ein erster großer Erfolg der Radverkehrsförderung gelungen.

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Masterplan Radfahren. Strategie zur Förderung des Radverkehrs in Österreich

Der Masterplan für den Radverkehr soll einen bundesweiten Impuls für die Radverkehrsförderung in Österreich bewirken und die Maßnahmenumsetzung in Kooperation von Bund, Länder, Kommunen und anderen wichtigen AkteurInnen wie Wirtschaft, Verkehrsunternehmen und NGOs fördern. Damit soll der Masterplan einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Erreichung von Umwelt- und Gesundheitszielen leisten und die Lebensqualität in Städten und Gemeinden steigern.

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Ausbildungsleitfaden Radfahrlehrerinnen und Radfahrlehrer

Das vorliegende Curriculum ermöglicht die österreichweit einheitliche Grundausbildung für Kursleitende von Radfahrkursen. Damit werden neben bestehenden Kursanbieterinnen und Kursanbietern gezielt auch Schul-, Elementar-, Freizeit- und Hortpädagoginnen und -pädagogen für eine Ausbildung als zertifizierte klimaaktiv mobil Radfahrlehrerin oder zertifizierter Radfahrlehrer angesprochen.

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Subsidy campaign cycling traffic: Up to 100% funding!

For the first time this year, three major subsidy tracks by the Austrian federal government have been made available to municipalities for cycling traffic projects making it possible to combine them to achieve up to 100% funding level for cycling highways! We are providing a transparent overview of the subsidy tools. Investments in a change in mobility are paying off! [...]

From Dunav to Salzach: Cycle tourism, signposting, research results

The valleys and planes along the Danube offer outstanding potential for cycle tourism and climate-friendly local traffic on bicycles. Austria is leading a project consortium trying to realize this potential. Also along the Salzach Cycle Competence is active on multiple levels: con.sens mobilitätsdesign is testing new cycling signposting and the Bicycle Observatory is providing new insights. Further, Cycle Competence member [...]

Guideline for Austrian Bicycle Funding: €40m investments

On World Bicycle Day on 3 June, federal minister Leonore Gewessler (Green Party) got a lot of attention for her announcement of a bicycle campaign promising up to €40m in federal subsidies for investments in bike infrastructure. We are taking a closer look at what is included in these investments as well as at the additional subsidies for cycle highways. [...]

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Austrian Cycling Summit 2020 cancelled!

From 29 to 31 March 2020, the 13th Austrian Cycling Summit was meant to take place in Vienna. Unfortunately, Coronavirus (Covid-19) made the Austrian government cancel all big events until April. So also our CEE Forum on Tuesday 31, where the platform Cycle Competence Austria wanted to offer a special focus on the CEE area, cannot happen. […]

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CycleCompetence in Berlin at the Parliamentary Evening

At the Parliamentary Evening of the German “Fahrradakademie” Austria’s CycleCompetence was the protagonist on the topic “cycling in rural areas”. At the Austrian Embassy in Berlin experts and MPs from the German Bundestag gathered to hear presentations and panel discussions. Delegates of CycleCompetence members included Johannes Rauch, councillor in the province of Vorarlberg,  Andrea Weninger, managing director at Rosinak & Partner, as well [...]

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Fireside chat: cycle tourism in Austria – quo vadis?

The role of tourism as an economic factor is to be strengthened further in Austria. Of course the bicycle is part of this strategy as it is one of the most important leisure sports devices. This has now been noted by the federal ministry for sustainability and tourism (BMNT) in its so-called “Plan T – Masterplan for Tourism”. In it, [...]

Why a three billion cycling budget in Austria?

The Austrian climate strategy includes a doubling of cycle traffic share. For environmental minister Köstinger (BMNT) mobility is one of the priorities in aiming to cut seven million tons of CO2 by 2030. A recommended 30-euro per capita cycling budget would mean in the decade between 2020 and 2030 a total of €3bn is available for necessary improvements. Cycle Competence [...]

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European cycling summit 2018 in Salzburg

From 24 to 26 September the European Cycling Summit will take place in Salzburg under the heading “Cycling culture moves”. The three-day event is to set a new impulse for establishing a comprehensive cycling culture in cities and municipalities with the help of international experts. Cycle Competence Austria is inviting you to join us for a themed breakfast at our [...]

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Multimodal mobility week with folding bike promotion

Already for the 19th time this year, Europe’s largest campaign for soft mobility, the European Mobility Week, is taking place. From 16 to 22 September the multi-modal advantages of cycling, the use of public transport and walking are to be emphasised under the heading “Mix and Move”. One of the highlights: The special folding bike promotion in the province of Vorarlberg. [...]

New study: Cycle tourism and rental potential in Austria

The significance of the bicycle as a means for daily travel as well as cycle tourism are strongly increasing. A joint study by CycleCompetence member Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) and the MODUL University Vienna commissioned by the Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT) analyzed international bike rental systems. […]

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Company bicycle instead of company car

Healthy, good for the environment and stress free! With a company bicycle model (“Job-Rad”) employers can support their employees to increasingly switch to a healthy and environmentally-friendly mode of transport both for commutes as well as private travel. The CycleCompetence members klimaaktiv mobil (BMNT) und Herry Consult are publishing helpful tips on the subject and an expert opinion on the [...]

Traffic law and bicycles: A European comparison

A comprehensive international best practice study about traffic and infrastructure related laws and regulations promoting cycling and walking was was drawn up by komobile on behalf of the Ministry of Transport in Luxembourg. The countries analysed were Austria, Denmark and Spain. A cooperation was established with the offices MOE/Tetraplan (Denmark) and Citec Ingénieurs Conseils SA (Switzerland) and lead by komobile. [...]

Youth Mobility: New Facts and Handbooks

Children need a lot of exercise. At least 60 minutes of exercise per day is the recommendation for children and young people by the Word Health Organisation (WHO). Overall, only 17.4% of Austrian pupils between the age of 11 and 17 get this much exercise. This was shown by the largest European health study among children and young people, the [...]

New record at the “Austria cycles to work” campaign

The “Austria cycles to work” motivation campaign will set a new record in avoiding CO2 in 2017. More than four million kilometres already saved 700 tons in CO2 emissions compared to car journeys. This proves the success of the campaign and high motivation among the participants. The event is organised by the Radlobby, supported by the initiative klimaaktiv mobil of [...]

In Bicycle Heaven: Velo-city Conference Review

At the world’s biggest cycling summit „Velo-city 2017“which took place mid-June in Arnhem-Nijmegen in the Dutch province of Gelderland, Cycle Competence Austria had the great opportunity to present cycling knowledge “Made in Austria” to a broad audience. The conference itself and the cycling nation number one  convinced the attending 1.500 experts. […]

Cycle Competence trip: German Cycling Academy visits Vienna

Training, networking and exchange of experience take a central role in promoting cycling. The Cycling Academy (“Fahrradakademie”) of the German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) has been pursuing these strategies since 2007 and once a year it is visiting a region that plays a leading role in promoting cycling traffic. In 2016 it was Copenhagen – now it is Vienna’s [...]

Partnership on Cycling: Transnational cycling traffic strategy in Belgrade

Based on a joint initiative from France, Austria and the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) “THE PEP Partnership on Cycling” was set up in 2014 within the framework of the Transport, Health, Environment Pan-European Programme by UNECE/WHO. Cycle Competence members BMLFUW and Verracon are actively contributing to the transnational process as representatives for Austria and as partnership managers respectively. [...]

News from the Cycling Competence Members

The platform CycleCompetence Austria has 17 member companies and institutions. Here is a brief overview of news from some of the members: The BMLFUW has published a new master plan cycling, AIT presented the CycleTripMap at the research festival in Vienna, HERRY Consult informs about the projects “ACTIV8!” and “e-park&drive”, the e-bike-rental concept by KALOVEO gets more and more popular [...]


The Cycle Competence sponsoring member klimaaktiv mobil  is an initiative by the Federal Ministry for Climate Action (BMK) for climate-friendly mobility and to promote environmental-friendly vehicles as well as electronic mobility. With klimaaktiv mobil the BMK is making an important contribution to reducing CO2 emissions, helps the economy and creates “green jobs”. […]

Mobility Institutions

Societal transformation needs political guidance, financial support from public funding and committed nongovernmental initiatives. The increase in cycle traffic is both the herald of a change in mobility as well as its most important component. This megatrend is also supported by the Cycle Competence Austria members from the fields of public administration and NGO. […]

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