Germany is actively sharing its knowledge and experiences in cycling development, including in Eastern Europe:

EU-Project CentralMeetbike (TU Dresden)

http://tu-dresden.de/die_tu_dresden/fakultaeten/vkw/ivs/meetbike/centralmeetbike/document_view?set_language=en


Five partners in the South Baltic Region are working together to integrate cycling into multimodal transport system and mobility culture through a project called “abc.multimodal“:

www.abcmultimodal.eu


GIZ on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development supports the development of cycling as a mode of transport in Namibia (http://www.movewindhoek.com.na/) and Ukraine (http://euro-capacity.com.ua/de/category/project/urban-mobility/urban-mobility-in-lviv/). The Ukrainian Centre for Cycling Expertise has been established with the support of the German Development Cooperation: http://velotransport.info/en/

Fact and Figures

Did you know that in Germany:

  • More than 10 % of all journeys are made by bike?
  • the number of bikes per capita is 0.9?
  • more than 90 million kilometres are travelled by bike per year?
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Video of cycling in Münster, Germany