BITS - Best practices

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

Innovative cycling policy of the city of Zwolle

08 September 2020

Inspirational interview carried out by our BITS project partner Baron with Geert Janssen and Syb Tjepkema from the city of Zwolle

  1. When did you – as the city of Zwolle – start to actively…

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BITS survey confirms the growing popularity of cycling

08 September 2020

Over 7000 inhabitants completed the BITS survey, which was launched last spring among the inhabitants of the participating BITS cities and regions. Our survey results provide insight into people’s cy…

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Researchers know how to manipulate smart traffic lights

08 September 2020

Two security researchers from the Netherlands have managed to mislead smart traffic lights (iVRIs). They could get a traffic light for a cyclist on green from a distance, while nobody came at all. T…

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ITS and Bicycle: Corona-proof Cycling

28 July 2020

As a result of the Corona crisis, we are now living in a 1.5-metre society throughout the Netherlands. Individual mobility is mainly done by car and bicycle, as the capacity of the public transport …

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NDW & Cycle Data Hub: two important platforms for cycling data

05 June 2020

The National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information (NDW) has recently built a database where governments can provide bicycle data. HIG Traffic Systems and ARS Traffic & Transport Technology now …

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Increase in recreational bicycle use during COVID-19

05 June 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has a remarkable impact on bicycle use. This is proven by the measurements of bicycle counters from cities all around Europe. A clearly visible trend is that the share of bicycl…

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First sneak peek into BITS cycling survey

05 June 2020

In view of the evaluation of the BITS project, we recently launched our BITS survey among the inhabitants of the participating cities and regions. This survey provides insight into people’s cycling b…

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Mobilidata focuses on research into active mode road users

05 June 2020

is a major, multifaceted program scheduled to run for five years. The program was set up to achieve three objectives: greater road safety; smoother traffic flows with better access; and,…

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The BITS-project: a source of experiences for cycling solutions for the Flemish Government

04 June 2020

According to Pim Bonne, transport expert at the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public works, North Sea Region projects play a crucial role in decarbonizing transport and mobility. They allow for i…

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Innovation and technology are key to developing cycling as a sustainable urban mobility alternative

04 June 2020

In April, our project partner Cycling Industries Europe organized their 2020 online Summit where over 500 EU officials and cycling industry leaders came together to discuss how cycling is a huge opp…

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