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Market trends, Government policies and infrastructure updates for the bike trade

Vivacity Labs, Vaisala partner to drive travel sustainability

Vivacity Labs and Vaisala have partnered to provide transport, weather and environmental data insights to improve travel sustainability. Vivacity’s sensors, which use artificial intelligence and machine learning to capture anonymous traffic counts of different transport modes across a selected ‘count line’, will pair its sensors with Vaisala’s weather and environmental …

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Toolkit launched to increase number of mobility hubs in Scotland

CoMoUK has launched an online toolkit for transport professionals and communities interested in setting up mobility hubs in Scotland. The charity has created the free guide with the aim of driving the creation of more sustainable transport options. Mobility hubs, which are proliferating in the UK, involve different modes of …

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Free cycle repair scheme relaunches in Scotland

Thousands of people across Scotland are set to get pedalling following the relaunch of a scheme offering free bike repairs. The Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme will encourage people to get old bikes out of storage and back in use, as well as keeping well-used bikes pedalling smoothly and safely. The …

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Cycling CEOs pen letter to industry on climate change

Shift Cycling Culture has launched the Climate Commitment in collaboration with CEOs, urging the industry to acknowledge its responsibility in reaching the UN Paris Agreement targets on climate change. Founding signatories of the letter are the CEOs of Assos of Switzerland, BMC Switzerland, Brompton, CyclingTips, Dorel Sports Group, Internetstores Holding, …

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COP26: Coalition calls on Governments to commit to boosting cycling levels

A global coalition of cycling organisations has published an open letter calling on Governments attending COP26 to commit to boosting cycling to reduce carbon emissions. The signatories are calling on Governments and leaders attending COP26 to declare commitments to boost cycling levels at home and collectively commit to achieving a global …

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Report shows potential of e-bikes to replace car trips in city regions

Over 100 million car and taxi trips made in city regions each year could instead be on e-bikes if the Government is able to deliver its target for mode shift to cycling, according to a new report by consultants Steer for the Urban Transport Group (UTG). The report, Fully charged: …

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Latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route opens

The latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route was officially opened yesterday, Wednesday 27th October. The 1.5km section of new route between Garnet Road and Beeston Ring Road extends the existing segregated cycle lane on Dewsbury Road and will help connect more people with job, training, education and leisure …

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Dott e-scooters and e-bikes now available on Google Maps

Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes are now available on Google Maps. When planning a journey, users of Google Maps will now find Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes as a travel option, along with estimates for cost and travel time. The feature is now available in Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, …

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Voi launches environmental Impact Dashboard to help riders make more sustainable transport choices

Voi is launching an environmental Impact Dashboard in the Voi app to inform riders about the CO2 emissions and air quality impact of their journeys. The dashboard is designed to raise awareness about the environmental impact of different mobility choices and allow riders to make more sustainable and informed transport …

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HumanForest users clock up 70,000 miles in capital

HumanForest users have clocked up 70,000 miles on the capital’s roads, a month after the launch in London. The success of the micromobility solution throughout September and into October comes in the run-up to COP26, where Governments will set out their commitments as to how they can reduce carbon emissions …

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