Quelle
European Cyclists' Federation » News

Indiziert seit
10.09.2015
Beiträge insgesamt
602 (10 / Woche)
Homepage
https://ecf.com/
Quelle / Feed
https://ecf.com/ecf-news.xml
Themenfelder


Beiträge

European Cyclists' Federation » News
27. November, 09:48 Uhr

Since the invention of the bicycle Dubliners have been delivering goods around the city on two wheels. From butcher boys to post men, the bike has been delivering for Dublin for a very long time. Now with the improvement in Ireland’s economy and the need to enhance the efficiency of deliveries, while at the same time reducing congestion and its environmental impacts, cycle logistics are even...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
29. November, 13:34 Uhr

One of the emerging policy trends of 2018 appears to be an assertion of authority by cities over the arrival of new mobility solutions. And the catalyst? Well one strong factor seems to be the lessons learned from the arrival of large scale dockless bike sharing solutions in Europe since 2017.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
26. November, 09:56 Uhr

ECF has added its voice to a range of stakeholders, from road safety organisations, cities, and user groups to representatives of the automotive industry calling on European Parliament MEPs to  implement a range of vehicle safety measures that would have a huge impact on the number of fatalities and serious injuries on European roads.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
23. November, 13:26 Uhr

In keeping with EU and national policies, Dublin City Council’s City Development Plan 2016-2022 has an aspiration for Dublin to become a low-carbon and sustainable city. Dublin City Council’s Transportation Section is striving to enable this by fostering behavioural change through implementation of its Smarter Travel Policy and increasing the percentage of cyclists from the current 6% to 25%...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
20. November, 13:30 Uhr

On Thursday 15th November, the European Parliament supported the development of intermodal transportation by backing a proposal that will entitle passengers to take bicycles on board all trains, including on high-speed, long distance, cross-border and local services.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
20. November, 14:11 Uhr

Summary of the Report

European Cyclists' Federation » News
26. November, 13:30 Uhr

On May 2018, BleeperBike was one of the operators to be granted a license to operate a low-cost bike hire scheme under the regulations of Dublin City Council’s Stationless Bike Hire Scheme. These regulations cover the administrative area of Dublin City Council. Within the regulations, a certain number of bikes must be available for citizens within this area in order to manage the balance of...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
26. November, 13:45 Uhr

For over twenty years the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) has been a cornerstone of EU transport policy. It should come as no surprise therefore that ECF has been pushing hard to get the tectonic plates of European policy moving on this issue, to make sure that the needs of cyclists are integrated into the project.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
28. November, 13:52 Uhr

ECF at the MOVING People - MOVING Europe Conference “Strong leadership is needed to make advocacy successful” Dr. Bernhard Ensink, Secretary General of the ECF, stressed to participants from across Europe and the Middle East at the MOVING People – MOVING Europe Conference held in Paris on November 24, 2018.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
28. November, 14:15 Uhr

“Achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 through a socially-fair transition in a cost-efficient manner” – This is the key sentence in the European Long-Term Climate Strategy that the European Commission published today in Brussels [1]. ECF strongly welcomes this goal, as we see that the commitments made are in keeping with the environmental motivations that a large proportion of the...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
08. März, 11:13 Uhr

ECF has signed a Joint Statement along with the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF), the European Federation of Road Traffic Victims (FEVR) and the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) to raise concerns with what may be untested and a possibly dangerous driving and rest time regime for bus and coach transport in Europe.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
30. November, 11:08 Uhr

If 2017 has been the year Europe learnt about dockless bike sharing services – with all the hype and concerns this produced – 2018 is definitely the year of consolidation and innovation. And 2019 will be the year of expansion.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
30. November, 15:46 Uhr

ECF spoke at the European Parliament IMCO committee workshop hearing to put the case for mandating a range of vehicle safety standards along with many other stakeholders.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
03. Dezember, 16:04 Uhr

Transport Ministers presented the European Council ‘General Approach’ (sort of final position) on the Commission’s proposal on changes to the Road Infrastructure Safety Management (RISM) directive yesterday. The Directive currently sets out how member states design, audit, and inspect TEN-T cross border road infrastructure, though many also apply these requirements on other roads.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
20. November, 10:40 Uhr

The European Commission has been working on proposals to update its 10 year old regulations on Road Infrastructure Safety Management (RISM) and ECF has been pushing hard to make sure cyclists get a look in. Next week the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament will be considering the issue, so it is a pertinent time to take a look at what ECF thinks should be done.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
16. November, 16:15 Uhr

Adopted by the Federal Parliament last week, new fiscal legislation takes first steps towards a more sustainable taxation of mobility and commuting expenses in Germany. Until now, the private use of all types of cars and bicycles that were provided by companies to their employees was taxed at the same rate. With the new law, rates stay the same for conventional combustion engine cars and are...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
06. Juni, 07:41 Uhr

The European Commission has, following an ECJ decision, decided to allow classification of all Electric Power Assisted Bicycles (EPAC/Pedelec) as a “motor vehicle" within the scope of the Motor Vehicle Insurance Directive. If it were to become law it would make it mandatory for all riders to have third party motor vehicle insurance despite the vast majority already having insurance through,...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
06. Juni, 07:56 Uhr

Collisions with cars, vans and lorries account for a large proportion of cyclist deaths. The severity of impacts between motor vehicles and cyclists is influenced by a variety of factors, including the level of protection provided by the vehicle, particularly with regards to the speed of the vehicle. For large vehicles the risk of running over a cyclist is high, especially when turning, and...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
15. November, 16:35 Uhr

The #CyclingAdvocates Series is a collection of best practices and success stories from visionary cycling activists and leaders contributing to making Cycling in Europe better, safer and more common. We are going to be inviting some of them to share their thoughts and visions with ECF.com in the coming months.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
05. Juni, 12:47 Uhr

The European Commission is now building the framework for the new generation of European Funding Programmes in the next programming period 2021-2027. Last week the European Commission has published its proposal for a regulation for the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund in the next budget period.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
04. Juni, 15:04 Uhr

One of the key elements of the 3rd Mobility Package launched by the European Commission on May 17th is a proposal for amending the Road Infrastructure Safety Management directive (2008/96/EC, also known as the RISM directive). The directive currently defines procedures that were supposed to ensure safety of the trans-European road infrastructure (TEN-T) but up until now were focused nearly...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
13. November, 16:13 Uhr

The ECF brings attention to the concrete benefits of cycling at the PEP Relay race workshop held in Rimini, Italy. On Friday, November 9th, 2018, the Secretary General of the ECF, Dr. Bernhard Ensink, attended the PEP Relay Race workshop, where he addressed the attendees of the event on the importance of the EU Cycling Strategy as a proposal for a holistic approach to cycling policies at EU level.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
12. November, 08:33 Uhr

The #VisionaryCities Series is a collection of best practices and success stories from visionary local authority leaders contributing to making Cycling in Europe better, safer and more common. We are going to be inviting some of them to share their thoughts and visions with ECF.com in the coming months.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
11. November, 12:08 Uhr

Bicycles are the indicator species of a community, like shellfish in a bay. - P. Martin Scott

European Cyclists' Federation » News
01. Juni, 10:06 Uhr

ECF attended the ITF 2018 conference in Leipzig last week. Many big names in the transport sector including Bernhard Ensink from ECF attended and this year there was a focus on road safety, very much in the news here in Brussels with the launch of the 3rd mobility package and vehicle and infrastructure safety regulations being updated.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
01. Juni, 12:15 Uhr

Through Velo-city 2018 article series we will be taking a closer look into sessions coordinated by ECF partner organizations and institutions and learn more about their main theme and participating speakers. The article series on Partner Sessions continue with UN-Habitat’s session: How can innovative data support local efforts towards better cycling policies and infrastructure and contribute to...

European Cyclists' Federation » News
01. Juni, 09:18 Uhr

Ministers from around the world published the Ministerial Declaration on Transport Safety and Security today at the International Transport Forum (ITF) in Leipzig. All agreed that road safety was a major issue that needs to be addressed. European Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc said that the current EU Road Safety Figures are “socially unacceptable” and welcomed the Declaration.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
01. Juni, 09:45 Uhr

Through Velo-city 2018 article series we will be taking a closer look into sessions coordinated by Velo-city’s sponsoring organizations and learn more about their main theme and participating speakers. The article series on Sponsor Sessions begin with Tembici’s session: How to rethink a bike sharing system: quality, convenience, sustainability and equity.

European Cyclists' Federation » News
01. Juni, 10:02 Uhr

On a global scale, the bike sharing world keeps evolving at a rapid pace. Old actors disappear from the scene, new ones pop up, and giants from other sectors start looking with interest at the evolution of shared bicycle mobility, in a swirl of news, names, projects that is difficult to keep up with. This Executive Summary will create order out of the chaos, for our valued readers.

Alle News von European Cyclists' Federation » News durchsuchen