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Working on safer traffic solutions for bicycles in Zwolle

02 February 2021

The bicycle has proven to be a solution to challenges such as road congestion, pollution and health problems that threaten the quality of life in urban areas. More cycling data is needed to position …

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Intelligent Transport Systems in the European Union: a new start?

01 February 2021

The European Union has finally decided to act on the Intelligent Transport Systems legislation and drive forward this interesting thread of the transport sector. That’s very good news for BITS as it …

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Bicycles and ITS: finding the right solutions for bike parking

11 January 2021

The following was written by Mobility Advisors  and  and originally published in Dutch for Mobiliteits Platform and is available .

As early as 2005, Ronald pres…

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BITS made good progress in second year of project

04 January 2021

The project on Bicycles and ITS (BITS) had continued to achieve good results in the second year of its existence. We would hereby like to share an overview of our highlights in 2020 with you.


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The place of cycling in the UK Government Policy and Funding

09 December 2020

During the Covid-19 pandemic the UK has seen an overall decrease in the number of people travelling but an increase in cycling of 100% during weekdays and 200% increase over the weekends.


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BITS survey: what do the different types of cyclists think of ITS technologies in cycling?

08 December 2020

In Spring, the BITS survey was launched on a large scale. Over 7000 inhabitants of the participating BITS cities and regions completed our survey on cycling and intelligent transport systems (ITS). …

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Thermal imaging cameras record bicycles in Hamburg

08 December 2020

The following article originally published on the website of ERTICO - ITS Europe website and can be found ITS helps to collect data about cycling and that this is at the core of the BITS…

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Measuring bike: an innovative way to evaluate cycling infrastructure

07 December 2020

The City of Bruges has its cycling infrastructure systematically evaluated with the measuring bike of the Fietsersbond vzw. Over the next two years, more than 150 km of the locally functional bicycl…

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The first challenge of the BITS project on gamification in Oldenburg has been completed

07 December 2020

The first challenge of the BITS project on gamification in Oldenburg has been completed and the award ceremony took place last week. An e-bike was raffled off among all participants who completed t…

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BITS at the POLIS Annual Conference 2020

01 December 2020

BITS was present in the session ‘Unlocking the data potential’ at the online POLIS Conference 2020 on the 1st of December. The POLIS Annual Conference provides an opportunity for cities and regions…

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