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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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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 R…

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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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‘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 Acceler…

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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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