Commissioned by the Asian Development Bank, two Dutch engineering consultancies, Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecofys, have formulated a bicycle policy (including the necessary support measures) to improve cycling conditions in Beijng capital city of China.
How much would you save by replacing a car or a delivery van by an e-cargobike?
As a result of their cycling culture, citizens of the Netherlands live, on average, half a year longer than non-cycling citizens elsewhere in the world. And cycling leads to 11,000 fewer deaths per year.
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The objective of this research is to provide recommendations for bike sharing system design in order to introduce the service as an attractive mode option to commuters and business travellers in the Netherlands. This objective corresponds to the main research question: How should an urban bike sharing system be designed in order to attract commuters and business travellers in the Netherlands?
This evaluation of the European Cyclists' Federation shows that three of the four cities applying a system of congestion charging use part of the revenues from their respective scheme for measures related to cycling. Especially London and Milan support the development of cycling through the congestion charging system and have positive results.
Using the "Health Economic Assessment Tools (HEAT)" for cycling and for walking, developed by WHO, the economic benefits of health effects from regular cycling and walking in Switzerland were quantified for the first time.
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The Dutch Cycling Embassy is a public private partnership established to make the Dutch cycling expertise internationally available.
All partners of the Dutch Cycling Embassy are convinced that cycling can and must play a much larger role in (urban) transport for many good reasons; they offer their expertise, services and products to assist you in taking full advantage of the potential of cycling.
Fietsberaad is one of the founding partners of the Dutch Cycling Embassy.
The Dutch Cycling Embassy can help you:
- Find your way to information and contacts
- Organize a visit to the Netherlands
- Organize workshops etc. on bicycling
Fietsberaad is part of CROW. CROW has issued several bicycle-related publications. Click here for an overview of the publications in English.
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