The Bikeshopper

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    The Bikeshopper

    The idea of “Bikeshopper” – a mobile shopping service – uses the bicycle as a transport vehicle for food shopping on behalf of various clients who are not able to do their groceries for themselves or simply want to save time and money. There are two variants of “Bikeshopper“: a “Bikeshopper” delivering to people at read more

    19 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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    Networking Cycling Cultures

    In preparing the Velo-city 2013 conference, the Velo-city Management Team decided to actively engage Vienna’s cultural institutions and initiatives. With a series of Networking Meetings (Bi)cycles and Cultures, the Velo-city 2013 Management Team aimed to whet the cultural sector’s appetite for urban cycling. The meetings were to highlight the potentials of how (bi)cycles can be read more

    04 March 2013
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    Cycle Cinema Club in Vienna

    Cycle Cinema Club is a pedal-powered open-air cinema that was started 2012 in Vienna. The initiative by IG Fahrrad and IndyAct Vienna follows a Do-it-yourself (D.I.Y.) approach as viewers crank up e-bikes as generators powering the cinema but also bring along what they need in terms of cinema supplies (blankets, chairs, food, popcorn, drinks etc.). read more

    18 June 2012