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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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.
The current study analyses the value that citizens of Amsterdam attach to parked bicycles and bicycle parking facilities in their residential environment. Additionally, the willingness to pay for indoor bicycle parking facilities is analysed.
In this masther thesis, the influences of characteristics of the transport system and its environment on transport network integration are examined. The relation between these characteristics and differences between conventional bus systems and high quality bus systems is also adressed. At last, a framework is developed in order to assess the characteristics.
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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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