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Here you can find regular news updates on the BITS project and other relevant developments in the domain of Cycling and ITS.

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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. Now that an increasing number of activities outside the home are allowed to take place as of 1 …

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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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ITS solutions for cyclists: an EU overview

28 May 2020

At the workshop on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) for pedestrians and cyclists, organized by , Ronald Jorna, BITS project manager (Province of Overijssel), gave an EU overview of ITS s…

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Bikescout helps cyclists to cross safely

14 April 2020

Cyclists or scooters that unexpectedly show up at an intersection; Often they present a sudden danger. Motorists see them too late and cyclists are often unaware of their vulnerability. Bikescout fro…

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Ciclogreen: the new gamification app that makes cycling more attractive

14 April 2020

As part of the BITS project, baron mobility service GmbH, a company offering bike leasing for companies, found a partner for implementing a gamification app for nudging people to cycle mor…

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