BITS - Best practices

Here you can find examples of best Bicycles and ITS practices.

BITS project roadshow across Europe

31 May 2022

May and June are busy months for the Communication Team of the BITS project. The project is presenting results on four conferences in four countries in four weeks. A roadshow about bicycles and ITS.

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More employees cycling to work with Cycling Buddies

30 May 2022

Fietsmaatjes (Dutch for ‘Cycling buddies’) has started! As of now, 518 participants, who are former motorists, have been cycling to work for a month. They are motivated by their 184 buddies, who alre…

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Cyclists get green light sooner in Hengelo thanks to new trial

30 May 2022

It is the frustration of many cyclists: waiting endlessly at a red light. In Hengelo, they have found a solution to this problem. On May 9th, the city started a “bicycle chain” pilot. Cyclists who …

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The Cycle Barometer of the Province of Antwerp celebrated its 5th birthday

27 May 2022

On 30th of March 2022 we raised a glass on our 5th birthday, with two years delay due to the corona crisis. Local administrations, technical and innovative experts and users followed some worksh…

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MicroTraffic nominated for the National Road Safety Award in The Netherlands

27 May 2022

By Ronald Jorna

Road Safety Award

Early 2022, 30 road safety ideas were submitted for the National Road Safety Award 2022 in The Netherlands. Out of these 30 candidates only three were…

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Oldenburg site visit takes a closer look to Smart Cycling Innovations in Northwestern Germany

27 May 2022

By Johannes Schering, Zora Becker, Janika Hintzsche & Roland Hentschel 

Although we get used to online meetings in the past years and its potential to avoid unnecessary traveling, the physic…

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Launch of the First Smart Cycling Directory

19 April 2022

Cycling's Digital Revolution Captured<><>Wednesday 28 April, 4PM CEST dedicated to the launch of the BITS Products …

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Lessons learned from the Cycle Data Hub and Bicycle Data

06 April 2022

By Griet Vanwynsberghe & Julie Tieberghien (VIVES University College)

Within the scope of the BITS project, two platforms focusing on sharing cycling data were developed and launched; i.e…

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University of Oldenburg (Department of Business Informatics VLBA) and the Province of Antwerp are collaborating in research about the measuring of the surface roughness of bicycle paths

06 April 2022

By Jana Klemp and Johannes Schering

The quality of the bike path surface is an important factor whether cyclist feel comfortable when using the bike or not. In addition, the state of the surface a…

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Oli bike system launched on 3rd of April 2022 in Oldenburg

06 April 2022

The future public bicycle rental system of the city of Oldenburg now has a name: "OLi-Bike". “Short, easy to understand and related to Oldenburg. That was important to us when we chose the name,” exp…

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