BITS - Best practices

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

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 al…

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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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Cycling ITS at the Intertraffic Amsterdam

06 April 2022

BITS Project Manager Ronald Jorna went to Intertraffic, in Amsterdam. Intertraffic is the world's leading trade exhibition for mobility and traffic technology professionals. Here some thoughts and …

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City of Utrecht experimenting with a way to relieve the experience of bike crowding

06 April 2022

BITS partner Cycledata, together with the municipality of Utrecht, is piloting whether speed recommendations on busy cycling routes improves the experience of cyclists. Over the course of se…

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Smart mirror reminds cyclists to turn on their lights.

18 March 2022

 

In bicycle parking ‘De Pomp’ in Nieuwegein, Utrecht (NL), a smart mirror has been active for a number of weeks now. This mirror reminds cyclists to turn on their bicycle lights when leaving the …

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Expression of Interest submitted for MegaBITS project

07 March 2022

Picture: Interreg NSR programme

 

Today (7th of March 2022) several BITS partners together have submitted an Expression of Interest (EoI) for the first call of the new Interreg North Sea Reg…

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Flowell, a luminous active roadmarking designed to enhance safety and improve how we share public space

01 March 2022

Flowell, an innovation by the Colas Group, is a sensor-triggered luminous active road marking designed to enhance visibility for vulnerable road users, improve how we share public space and foster s…

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Bike Buddies kicks off in Overijssel

01 March 2022

On 28 February 2022, the Bike Buddies campaign was kicked off by Twente Mobiel and Region Zwolle Mobiel in the Province of Overijssel (The Netherlands). The campaign buddies encourage their colleague…

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Intelligent bicycle lane on Technical University Delft Campus

15 February 2022

8 February 2022 Dutch State Secretary Vivianne Heijnen from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management visited the intelligent bicycle lane on TU Delft Campus together with Martina Huijsmans,…

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