Welcome to the BITS website!
Bicycles and ITS (BITS) - A new multi stakeholder project on Bicycle and ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by 9% and increase bicycle use by 10% within target groups! Under the BITS project ten partners from top cycling countries (NL, DK, BE) or those about to become (UK, DE) came together in a consortium to raise awareness of best practices of “Smart Cycling”, and to provide implementers with ready-to-use information and evidence from different regions. This project is believed to be the only one of its kind in the world. The BITS project, co-funded by the North Sea Region (NSR) Programme, has a budget of 5 million of euros over 3 years (2019 to 2022). For more information, please check the about page.
Become a member of the BITS community!
To really take Smart Cycling and the use of cycling data to the next level, we are convinced that it is crucial to connect existing stakeholders and benefit from each other’s experiences, products and data. Therefore, we would like to invite you to join the BITS community – an active network of policy makers, businesses and anybody who is interested in cycling ITS and/or cycling data. The BITS community will be closely involved in the project and will be invited to BITS events, where they can meet other members of the community.
Latest Project News
EU Commission’s Review of the Intelligent Transport Systems Directive: A missed opportunity says Cycling Industries Europe21 January 2022
In December the EU Commission published a range of policy measures under the heading Cycling organisations …Read more
After the Corona crisis in 2020 we had hoped that we would go back to ‘normal’ life soon. However, after another year with Corona numbers going up an…Read more
Griet Vanwynsberghe & Julie Tieberghien (VIVES)
With the BITS-project, we aim to raise awareness of good practices of smart cycling, and t…Read more
Oldenburg Bike Challenge and Company Challenge proves: App with gamification and tracking functions can lead to an uptake of cycling10 December 2021
Janika Hintzsche (baron mobility service gmbH)
"Gamification features have the potential to change people's behavior and can increase cycling."… Read more