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Bicycles and Intelligent Transport Systems (BITS)
Newsletter December 2020
 
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Changing the face of the city – how ITS and cycling combine for future mobility

At the virtual ITS European Congress on 9-10 November, cycling took the central stage with the session organised by BITS and CIE on connected cycling and ITS. This was a great occasion to present BITS project’s development and implementation at the largest...

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BITS survey: what do the different types of cyclists think of ITS technologies in cycling?
 
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). The survey results provide insight into people’s cycling...

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BITS at the POLIS Annual Conference 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 to showcase their transport achievement to large audience of...

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Snifferbike in the Province of Utrecht
 
Utrecht Region has been in the top 2 of the EU Regional Competitiveness Index[1] for several editions. The province of Utrecht has the ambition to stay one of the most competitive regions in Europe and wants to do so by contributing to the development of healthy region with...

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The place of cycling in the UK Government Policy and Funding
 
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. Published in July 2020, the government document...

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Best Practices
 
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Measuring bike: an innovative way to evaluate cycling infrastructure
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 bicycle route network will be examined....

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