Bankers and e-bike: a perfect fit!

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    Bankers and e-bike: a perfect fit!

    Erste Group/Erste Bank with its headquarters in Vienna uses e-bikes as the perfect alternative for short ‘business trips’ within the city. Erste Group runs its business from a number of locations scattered throughout the city centre of Vienna. For meetings or simple face-to-face discussions, our colleagues often walk or travel many kilometres by taxi or read more

    07 June 2013
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    How to double cycling in Europe

    ECF’s Scientists for Cycling network is set to hold its annual conference on 10 June in Vienna. Scientists from all over the world will discuss ways to increase cycling in Europe and will present their ideas. We have met three of them and wanted to know how research can help people to cycle more often. read more

    15 May 2013
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    Why Africa needs more cycling

    Velo-city 2013 in Vienna will be the world’s biggest conference on urban cycling. The conference does not only attract traffic planners and politicians from all over the globe, it’s also going to see some of Africa’s best and brightest bicycle experts. We had a chat to Osita Benjamin Chidoka, Chief Executive of the Federal Road read more

    19 April 2013
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    Cycling Empowerment in Vienna

    What does “cycling empowerment” mean? Cycling empowerment refers to responsibility, self-confidence and technology. Children and young people learn to repair bicycles and are given one afterwards for their efforts. Children and students are involved in spatial and transport planning with an eye to bicycle use. Repair shops offer the possibility of repairing one’s own bike read more

    04 April 2013
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    Bike-sharing in Vienna – Citybike Wien

    How do you go home with a bicycle when you went to work by tram? – Take a Citybike from the terminal in front of your office and ride home, where you return it at the nearest station.    Citybike Wien (CBW) makes it easy to spontaneously decide to go by bicycle even if you read more

    04 April 2013
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    A BIKE BASE for Ljubljana

    BIKE BASE Trimo Urban Crash Competition Ljubljana is becoming an increasingly cycling-friendly city and new cycling-infrastructure is needed to facilitate this process. As the number of cyclists in Ljubljana (and elsewhere) is growing, the need for cyclist-friendly stops and small repair stations grows along with it. New infrastructure can make more people use bicycles and read more

    03 April 2013
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    Why is cycling so emotional?

    Since the numbers of cyclists in Vienna are increasing, there is also a growing number of conflicts in the streets of Vienna. Vienna features a dense inner city where space to expand cycling lanes is scarce and parking spaces are sacred. The City Government’s support for cycling and green transport is a very valuable long-term read more

    10 January 2013