BITS - Best practices

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

‘The Great Acceleration’ for a higher gear in bicycle policy in Flanders (Belgium)

15 February 2022

Partnership

 

A partnership between the Flemish government, the Flemish provinces, and the cities and municipalities of northern Belgium, called ‘De Grote Versnelling’ or ‘The Great Accelerat…

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Participatory traffic counts as a basis for traffic and mobility measures

15 February 2022

Congestion, air pollution and traffic safety are all on the agenda when it comes to mobility issues. Measurements that register cars, trucks, buses, cyclists and pedestrians are necessary to come up w…

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University of Oldenburg (Department of Business Informatics VLBA) publishes new journal article about European Bicycle Data

02 February 2022

The website that was developed by the University of Oldenburg (Department of Business Informatics VLBA) as part of the BITS initiative delivers a huge amount of processed cycling data …

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EU Commission’s Review of the Intelligent Transport Systems Directive: A missed opportunity says Cycling Industries Europe

21 January 2022

In December the EU Commission published a range of policy measures under the heading Cycling organisations

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How smart cycling is making a breakthrough in ITS

13 December 2021

This article was published in Dutch at  on 13th December 2021.

The cycling industry is gaining more and more ground within the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) eco-sys…

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BITS in 2021: more ITS implementations, increasing visibility

13 December 2021

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 and down, we come to realise that we might have to r…

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Lessons learned from two Baron Mobility Challenges in Oldenburg using a mobile app

10 December 2021

Griet Vanwynsberghe & Julie Tieberghien (VIVES)

With the BITS-project, we aim to raise awareness of good practices of smart cycling, and to benefit from each other’s experiences. In the pas…

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Oldenburg Bike Challenge and Company Challenge proves: App with gamification and tracking functions can lead to an uptake of cycling

10 December 2021

Janika Hintzsche (baron mobility service gmbH)

"Gamification features have the potential to change people's behavior and can increase cycling."

The baron mobility service gmbH investigated the …

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BITS project at the annual POLIS Conference in Gothenburg

10 December 2021

Else Tutert (Province of Overijssel) presented the BITS project at the annual POLIS Conference in Gothenburg on the 1st of December. POLIS is a leading network of European cities and regions workin…

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VIVES and VLBA are evaluating the Bicycle Data project on the 1st of December 2021

07 December 2021

The BITS project has already worked on data driven cycling solutions  for more than 2,5 years. A lot of data and analysis results were provided by the Bicycle Data team to the BITS circle. In this co…

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