Sales of E-bikes are rising sharply. Not only to people over 65, but also to younger people. Longer distances can be covered with the E-bike, and the E-bike therefore offers opportunities to get more people on bikes.
The government wants to promote cycling, in particular to improve accessibility – and because of the climate benefits. Individual employees understand this, but to them, personal benefits such as health, lower costs and predictable travel times are more important. The government and employees have the same goal, but their arguments differ in the detail. A question of better communication – or is more than that needed?
Cities all over the world have been trying for years to motivate their inhabitants to cycle more often. To their own surprise, they are now unexpectedly reaching their goal during the Corona crisis: the bicycle is much safer for health than public transportation.
Cycledata has entered into the framework agreement on bicycle and pedestrian data of the NDW (Dutch National Road Traffic Data Database).