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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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Valuable discussions during 2nd BITS Advisory Group meeting

01 October 2020

On 25th of September the BITS Advisory Group (AG) met during an online meeting. Seven external advisors from the industry (Hermes Traffic Intelligence, ATKI A/S, Eco-counter, See.sense), a regional…

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Sniffer Bike shows interesting results about bicycle use in the Netherlands

09 September 2020

Bicycle sensor applications have a high potential to receive new knowledge about cyclists’ behaviors and preferences. Therefore, more and more cities in Europe started to provide bicycle sensor syste…

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BITS will be part of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2020 in October !

08 September 2020

SMART cycling to meet the Green Deal target!

Despite the difficulties generated by the COVID 19 pandemic, 2020 will offer participants more than 500 digital work sessions to be d…

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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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