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CYCLE OF CHANGE

CYCLE OF CHANGE

🕔12:18, 20.Oct 2017

Sjors van Duren is Policy Advisor for the Province of Gelderland in the Netherlands and Programme Director of Velo-city 2017, the major cycling conference that takes place from 13-16th of June in the Arnhem and Nijmegen Region. He tells Florinda

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Sarajevo has cycling covered

Sarajevo has cycling covered

🕔14:36, 3.Aug 2016

The Bosnian capital Sarajevo finally has its first covered bike shelters, with the project’s leaders predicting that this will be the start of a smart cycling revolution for not just the city but countrywide. The aim of the project was to

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TfL wins two international road safety awards

TfL wins two international road safety awards

🕔10:02, 11.Nov 2015

Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) programme has been recognised for its rapid success in improving HGV road safety with a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. TfL’s Work Related Road Risk programme has also received

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First section of North-South Cycle Superhighway opens

First section of North-South Cycle Superhighway opens

🕔15:39, 26.Oct 2015

The first section of a safe, segregated cycle route that will ultimately run from Elephant & Castle to Kings Cross has opened – six months after the Mayor of London helped dig out the first piece of tarmac. Transport for

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Microsoft looks to stop bike crashes before they happen

Microsoft looks to stop bike crashes before they happen

🕔11:09, 16.Oct 2015

Microsoft engineers and City of Bellevue planners have a sci-fi inspired strategy for curbing bike and pedestrian injuries on city streets: By using video analytics, they want to predict and prevent crashes before they happen. “This is like ‘Minority Report,’

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Cycling revolution goes electric

Cycling revolution goes electric

🕔14:51, 28.Sep 2015

Cycle-hire schemes across the country will receive hundreds of electric bikes to make cycling more accessible, Transport Minister Andrew Jones announced today (28 September 2015). The ‘e-bikes’, which offer battery-assisted pedalling at the flick of a switch, will make it

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Transport minister encourages people to get on their bike for Cycle to Work Day

Transport minister encourages people to get on their bike for Cycle to Work Day

🕔15:28, 3.Sep 2015

Cycling Minister Robert Goodwill has urged people to enjoy the benefits of commuting by bike on Cycle to Work Day, Thursday 3 September 2015. Commuting by bike is growing in popularity, particularly in Britain’s cities. Cambridge leads the way with

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LIVALL launches world’s first smart and safe cycling helmet

LIVALL launches world’s first smart and safe cycling helmet

🕔14:38, 20.Aug 2015

LIVALL announced this week the LIVALL Bling Helmet, the world’s first smart cycling helmet that integrates communications, music, and smart lighting for the ultimate in safe biking. Featuring built-in Hi-Fi Bluetooth speakers and a microphone, the LIVALL Bling Helmet enables cyclists to make and answer phone calls

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Portugal encourages public employees to cycle and share cars

Portugal encourages public employees to cycle and share cars

🕔15:23, 11.Aug 2015

The Portuguese government has launched a sustainable mobility programme for the public sector, aiming to save €50m and reduce emissions from transport by 20 per cent over five years. Public sector employees will be encouraged to make use of alternative means

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Report recommends urban re-design to reduce road fatalities and improve city health

Report recommends urban re-design to reduce road fatalities and improve city health

🕔14:00, 5.Aug 2015

More than 1.3 million people are killed in traffic crashes worldwide, making traffic fatalities one of the leading causes of death in cities, especially in developing countries. Children, elderly, and poor people are particularly vulnerable. A new report from WRI Ross

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